Agro-forestry-fishery exports up 2.7 percent in nine months hinh anh 1Processing Tra fish for export (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) Vietnam exported 30.02 billion USD worth of agro-forestry-fishery products in the first nine months of 2019, a year-on-year rise of 2.7 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Also in the reviewed period, the country spent 23.16 billion USD on agro-forestry-fishery imports, down 1.2 percent from the same time last year.

The nine-month export growth was mainly driven by forestry products that reached 7.93 billion USD, up 18 percent, and livestock 530 million USD, up 8.6 percent.

Products with export turnover of more than 2 billion USD include wood and timber products, coffee, rice, cashew nut, vegetables and fruit, and shrimp./.