Vietnam: Wheat imports up in ten months

14.12.2016

Vietnam imported more than 4 million tons of wheat valued at US$849.5 million during the first ten months of this year, up 100.1% in volume and 62% in value, according to Vietnam Customs.

Australia was seen as the top leader in exporting wheat to the Southeast Asian nation with 1.3 million tons at US$323.5 million, accounting for 68% (up 35.88% in volume and 15.64% in value), trailed by Brazil and the US.

Wheat imports from Canada dropped sharply by 81.31% in volume to US$54,800 tons and 80.09% to US$14.5 million.

In the reviewed period, the nation imported from the two new suppliers, 69,900 tons from the UK and 58,500 tons from Russia.


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