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As of August 15, Vietnam had expoRice exports hit more than US$2 billionrted 4.52 million tonnes of rice worth US$2.05 billion, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

The country has set a target to export 6-6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2012, which means it will have to ship abroad more than two million tonnes in the last 4 months of the year.

Common unhusked rice in the Mekong Delta is currently hovering around VND5,600-5,700 per kilogram and the price of unhusked long grain rice is VND5,800-5.900 per kilogram.

Unhusked rice to process 5-percent broken rice currently costs VND7,350 – 7,450 per kilogram, while raw 25 percent broken rice sells for VND7,200-7,300 per kilo.

(VOV)

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