VIETNAM: Rubber exports hit USD 1.68 billion in first 9 months of 2013

The latest addition has brought the volume of exported rubber in the first nine months total to 710,000 tonnes, earning the country USD 1.68 billion. The exports, however, experienced yearly decrease of 1.2 % in volume and 17.8 % in value.

China and Malaysia remained the two biggest importers of Vietnamese rubber during the reviewed period.

Source: bizhub.vn, Hanoi; 30 Sept 2013(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)