Cassava exports to RoK sharply rise

Vietnam’s exports of cassava and products made from cassava to the Republic of Korea (RoK) hit nearly 82,000 tonnes worth US$24 million in the first 10 months of 2018, up 18.9% in volume and 52.6% in value against the same period last year.

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According to the General Department of Customs, in October alone, exports of cassava and products from cassava to the Asian country recorded surges of 467% in volume and nearly 374% in value compared to the previous month.

Statistics from the customs agency show Vietnam exported 182,000 tonnes of cassava with total value of nearly US$86.5 million in the month, up 21.2% in volume and 32.5% in value compared to September.

The average export price was at US$292.2 per tonne, 15.5% higher than that of 2017.


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