Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s exports of cassava and products made from cassava to the Republic of Korea (RoK) hit nearly 82,000 tonnes worth 24 million USD in the first 10 months of 2018, up 18.9 percent in volume and 52.6 percent in value against the same period last year.

According to the General Department of Customs, in October alone, exports of cassava and products from cassava to the Asian country recorded surges of 467 percent in volume and nearly 374 percent in value compared to the previous month.

Statistics from the customs agency show Vietnam exported 182,000 tonnes of cassava with total value of nearly 86.5 million USD in the month, up 21.2 percent in volume and 32.5 percent in value compared to September.

The average export price was at 292.2 USD per tonne, 15.5 percent higher than that of 2017.-VNA