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Hanoi (VNA) – The export value of agro-forestry-fishery products in the first ten months of this year reached 26.4 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 6.3 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

In October alone, the export value is estimated at 2.75 billion USD. 

The country earned 164 million USD from the shipment of 368,000 tonnes of rice in October, bringing the total value and volume of the key staple for ten months to 1.9 million USD and 4.2 million tonnes, respectively. 

During the January-October period, coffee exports 2.76 billion USD from 1.5 million tonnes, up 25.4 percent in value and 40.2 percent in volume.

Exports of pepper reached 1.29 billion USD from 159,000 tonnes, while cashew brought home 2.33 billion USD. 

Seafood exports saw a year-on-year increase of 5.9 percent to 5.7 billion USD while forestry products fetched 5.8 billion USD, up 0.1 percent.-VNA