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Vietnam April coffee exports down 22.1% m/m, rice up 45.1%

Vietnam April coffee exports down 22.1% m/m, rice up 45.1%

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 17:54 GMT+7
Vietnam April coffee exports down 22.1% m/m, rice up 45.1%
Roasted coffee beans are seen at the coffee company of Simexco Dak Lak Limited in the town of Di An in Binh Duong province, Vietnam July 8, 2019. Photo: Reuters

HANOI -- Vietnam's coffee exports in April were down 22.1% from March at 132,111 metric tons, while rice exports in the same period rose 45.1% against the preceding month, government customs data released on Wednesday showed.

For the first four months of 2021, Vietnam exported 584,981 metric tons of coffee, down 14.3% from a year earlier, Vietnam Customs said in a statement.

Coffee export revenue in the Jan-Apr period rose 7.3% to around $1.1 billion, it said.

Meanwhile, Vietnam's rice exports in April were up 45.1% from the previous month at 782,159 metric tons, the statement said.

The country's rice exports in the first four months fell 6.9% year on year to 1.97 million metric tons, it said. 

Reuters

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