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Vietnam November Coffee Exports Forecast at 50,000 Tons

November 24, 2011

Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Vietnam, the world’s biggest producer of robusta coffee, may export 50,000 metric tons this month, according to figures released today by the General Statistics Office in Hanoi, 27.5 percent less than in the same period last year.

The nation exported 32,000 tons in October, 6.7 percent higher than a previous assessment of 30,000 tons, revised figures from the Statistics Office show. Exports in the first eleven months of the year were estimated at 1.08 million tons, up 2.4 percent from a year earlier.

Vietnam exported 69,000 tons in November last year according to preliminary GSO data.

--Nick Heath, Diep Ngoc Pham. Editor: K. Oanh Ha

To contact Bloomberg News staff for this story: Nick Heath in Hanoi at nheath2@bloomberg.net; Diep Ngoc Pham in Hanoi at dpham5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: K. Oanh Ha at oha3@bloomberg.net -0- Nov/24/2011 07:50 GMT


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