Friday, November 16 2018

VietNamNews

Lam Dong export earnings up by 76% in first eight months

Update: September, 10/2014 - 08:11

In the past eight months, 68,000 tonnes of coffee were sold abroad, up 31.2 per cent. Buyers were mainly the EU, the Middle East and some Asian and Latin American countries.— Photo ric.com.vn
HCM CITY (VNS) — Exporters from the Central Highland province of Lam Dong grossed over US$332 million in earnings from January to August, a year-on-year increase of 76 per cent.

In August alone, exports rose 116.6 percent to hit $44.3 million, driven by farm produce. Coffee was the biggest contributor. It accounted for 45 per cent of the total turnover, according to the provincial People's Committee.

In the past eight months, 68,000 tonnes of coffee were sold abroad, up 31.2 per cent. Buyers were mainly the EU, the Middle East and some Asian and Latin American countries.

Produce such as fruit, vegetables, tea, cashew nuts, and fresh flowers registered encouraging growths of 26.9 per cent, 12.1 per cent, 27.3 per cent, and 15.1 per cent in volume, respectively.

The province exported more than 258,000 tonnes of aluminium in the reviewed period for $81.3 million, about one quarter of its exports. — VNS



Send Us Your Comments:

See also: