Kien Giang: goods exports up 11 percent hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Kien Giang (VNA) – The export turnover of the southern province of Kien Giang reached over 380 million USD in the first half of this year, meeting 50.7 percent of the year’s target and up 11 percent compared to the same period in 2020.

According to provincial Department of Industry and Trade, the locality's main exports included rice (133.36 million USD), vegetables (11.72 million USD), seafood (112.6 million USD), and leather and footwear (72.86 million USD). 

Kien Giang's products are exported to 43 countries and territories, with major markets being Ghana, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Hong Kong (China), Belgium, the Philippines, China and Thailand.

As the COVID-19 pandemic is developing complicatedly, the province has synchronously carried out various measures to realise the dual targets set by the government. Among those are keeping a close watch on businesses' activities to promptly remove obstacles facing them and supporting them in expanding markets and increasing exports.

Kien Giang aims to earn 750 million USD from exports this year./.