Vietnam, the world’s second-largest rice exporter in 2011, shipped 3.66 million metric tons from the beginning of the year to July 17, according to the Vietnam Food Association.
Shipments were 252,849 tons from July 1 to July 17, the association said in a statement on its website today.
Vietnam, which exported a record 7.11 million tons in 2011, according to the association, may ship 6.25 million tons this year, the agriculture ministry said on May 30.
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