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 An Giang (VNA) – Export turnover of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang in February was estimated at 55.25 million USD, up 2.12 percent year-on-year.

According to Vo Nguyen Nam, Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, with the figure, the locality’s export revenue in the first two months of this year reached 110.8 million USD, a rise of 5.62 percent against the same period last year.

The province’s main export items like rice, seafood and garments-textiles saw higher export revenue as compared with the corresponding time last year.

During the period, An Giang shipped abroad 61,390 tonnes of rice, pocketing 30.76 million USD, up 53.2 percent in volume and 72.8 percent in value. Meanwhile, 22,120 tonnes of seafood worth 50.73 million USD were delivered overseas, increases of 20.09 percent in volume and 52 percent in value.

Other exports like garments-textiles, footwear, fertilizers and pesticides recorded revenue equivalent to that of the same period last year.

The department has partnered with relevant units to remove difficulties in production and export facing frozen vegetables whose export turnover slightly decreased against the corresponding time last year.

The sector has also frequently got updated information about export-import markets, especially China.-VNA