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Vietnamese Govt Asked To Increase Rice Exports
The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the Government to increase this year's rice export target from 3.8 to 4.1 million tonnes.

The ministry made the request after it evaluated the country's rice yields set aside for export, which may reach 4.3 million tonnes this year.

The Vietnam Food Association (Vietfood) previously made the same request after the country reached its year's export target in June of 3.8 million tonnes, which the Government set earlier this year to insure the national food supply.

According to Vietfood, the domestic rice price has seen an increase after a period of sharp drops during which exporters purchased rice to fill contracts.

Unhusked rice in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta sells for VND2,050-2,100 per kilogram, up VND20-100 per kilogram from last week, and husked rice goes for VND3,200-3,500 per kilogram, up VND100-200 per kilogram from last week. The price of export rice rose VND50-80 per kilogram during the same period.

Prices are forecast to keep rising to the year end, as the stock volume is much lower than the contracted 1.2 million tonnes of export rice.

The Ministry of Trade has asked businesses to speed up rice buying from farmers, but the ministry has required that businesses export only at the best prices, as several exporters hastily signed to ship at low prices to stake out some of the restricted volume before it was gone.

Exporters reported earlier this week a contract for 185,000 tonnes of rice for the Philippines at US$280 per tonne for 25 per cent broken rice and $69 per tonne for 14 per cent. As of July 25 of this year, Vietnam businesses had already exported 3.1 million tonnes of rice.
MGR Archive 31.7.2005
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