(Corrects first paragraph to show exports are rice.)
Vietnam may export 600,000 metric tons of rice in March, according to a forecast from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Exports for the first quarter of 2012 are seen at 1.3 million tons, a decrease of 32 percent compared to the same period a year earlier, the ministry said in a monthly report posted on its website.
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