Vietnam Jan-Aug rice exports at 4.7 mln tonnes, up 19% y/y-statistics office
HANOI, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Vietnam's rice exports in the January-August period are estimated to have risen about 19% from a year earlier to 4.7 million tonnes, government data released on Monday showed.
Revenue from rice exports in the period is seen up 8.5% to $2.3 billion.
August rice exports from Vietnam, one of the world's leading shippers of the grain, likely totalled 650,000 tonnes, worth $309 million. (Reporting by Phuong Nguyen)
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