Oct 23, 2001, 12:01 AM
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far so tonnes million 3.3 exports Vietnam tonnes million 3.3 exported has Vietnam -- IRNA 23, Oct Lumpur, Kuala over increase percent 23 a year, this months nine first the in rice of .year last period same the the tonnes, million 5.3 is year this for target export annual The .Tuesday on reported agency news Vietnamese offcial including markets new 10 to exported tonnes 300,000 than more With to rice exports now Vietnam .Tanzania and Africa South Senegal, Egypt, .world the around countries 35 Vietnamese for market biggest the remains Asia that noted VNA .exports rice total country's the of percent 47 for accounting rice, America and East Middle the while cent, per 30 with follows Africa .respectively percent 7 and 9 for account exports rice Vietnamese and Thai expoters, rice world leading Two the after price in tonne per US$4-5 gained have East Middle the to .month last States United the in attacks terrorist a US$178 at stood rice Vietnamese for prices October, early of As US$170 and percent, 10 for US$174 rice, broken of percent 5 for tonne .percent 15 for price the from profits seeing aren't they say exporters rice But have Africa and East Middle the to costs transportation because gains .tonne a $5 about by climbed also rice of tonnes 100,000 export could Vietnam said officials Trade total nation's that of third a for accounting year, this Russia to last Vietnam from rice of tonnes 70,000 imported Russia .imports rice .decade last the in highest the year, Delta, River (Mekong) Long Cuu the basket, rice country's The million 4 including year, a rice of tonnes million 16 about produces .export for and years, 13 last the over steadily increased have exports Rice world's the now is Vietnam year, a tonnes million 3 than more at and States United the after grain the of exporter largest third .Thailand BN/HM End