The Vietnam Southern Food Corporation (Vinafood 2) has won a contract of supplying 300,000 tonnes of 15-25 percent broken rice to the Philippines, reported the Sai Gon Giai phong daily.

Vinafood 2 beat strong rivals from Thailand to seal the contract.

In 2014, the corporation also won a bid to export 500,000 tonnes of rice to the country.

This year, it sought to further broaden its market to the US , Europe and regional countries for a year-on-year export growth of up to 12 percent.

In 2014, Vietnam exported over 6.5 million tonnes of rice, earning over 3 billion USD.-VNA