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Vietnam Aug coffee exports down 8.9% M/M; rice shipments up 26.3%

Monday, September 14, 2020, 19:27 GMT+7
Vietnam Aug coffee exports down 8.9% M/M; rice shipments up 26.3%
A man checks roasted coffee beans at a factory in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters

HANOI -- Vietnam exported 100,188 metric tonnes of coffee in August, down 8.9% from July, government data released on Monday showed.

The country's coffee exports in the first eight months of this year fell 2.1% from a year earlier to 1.15 million tonnes, the Customs Department said in a statement.

The Southeast Asian country's rice exports in August rose 26.3% from July to 605,566 tonnes, the department said, adding that rice shipments in the January-August period rose 0.6% on the year to 4.61 million tonnes.

Reuters

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