An ongoing rise in Vietnam's rice price is the continuation of a trend that began last year when Chinese and Indonesian importers upped their consumption of the Vietnamese staple. While the total value of Vietnamese rice exports surged 30 percent against the same period last year, the volume fell 19 percent. From January to March, Vietnam’s rice export price averaged VND12.5 million ($531) per tonne, up 9.2 percent year on year. Domestic raw rice prices still volatile The local market is seeing volatility in unhusked rice prices throughout the Mekong Delta. Domestic raw rice prices still volatileThe local market is seeing volatility in unhusked rice prices throughout the Mekong Delta.
Mar 21 2023