HANOI, Vietnam – Coffee exports from Vietnam over the January-April period reached an estimated 689,000 tons or 11.48 million bags, according to data provided by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on Sunday. This is a 17.7% increase over the same period last year.
Vietnam’s major export staples include mobile phones and components; garments-textiles, computers and electronic components, machines and equipment, footwear, transport vehicles and accessories; timber and wooden products, aquatic products, coffee, and iron and steel.
Export revenue up 0.2% on year
However, export revenue from coffee rose a modest 0.2% to US$1.3 billion, due to lower international prices.
Coffee shipments in April totalled 160,000 tonnes for a value of US$304 million.