The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said the GDP of agriculture, forestry and fishery is likely to expand to over 4 percent in the first six months of this year, the highest level in the past decade.

The production value of agro-forestry-fishery is expected to grow by 4.2 percent.

In cultivation, 32,800 hectares of ineffective rice land has been shifted to vegetables, fruit trees, and industrial trees.

Livestock production saw stable prices of beef and poultry products.

Aquaculture was estimated at nearly 1.8 million tonnes, up 6.2 percent year on year with high growth in brackish water shrimp and tra fish.

The country set to earn an export value of 41 billion USD./.