The southern province of Soc Trang saw a strong growth in its 2014 export turnover, from 480 million USD last year to an estimated 650 million USD, the highest on record.

The growth was buoyed by solid performance of the fisheries sector which brought home 610 million USD, up 23.1 percent year-on-year and 41.8 percent from its set target.

Other commodities, including rice, salted mushroom and duck eggs, fruits and machinery, raked in over 40 million USD.

The province set the goal of earning 700 million USD from exports next year, with 640 million USD contributed by seafood sector.-VNA