November 25, 2011
Vietnam's January-November wheat imports up 34.9%
In January-November, Vietnam is projected to have spent US$739 million on 2.183 million tonnes of wheat imports, the General Statistics Office said on Monday (Nov 21).
The figures represented on-year increase of 34.9% in value and 1.2% in volume, the agency said in its report.
In November, the country is likely to import 200,000 tonnes worth US$63 million compared to 162,000 tonnes worth US$55 million in October.
The Southeast Asian country imported 2.248 million tonnes of wheat worth US$588 million worth in 2010.