Vietnam’s fertiliser import down 13.5pc

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HANOI

Nov 14, 2018-

Vietnam imported nearly 3.5 million tons of fertilisers worth $992 million in the first 10 months of this year, posting year-on-year decreases of 13.5 percent and 7.1 percent respectively, while spending $763 million importing pesticides, down 3.7 percent. In October, Vietnam imported 360,000 tons of fertilisers valued at $112 million, and spent $85 million importing pesticides, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday. In 2017, the country imported 4.6 million tons of fertilisers valued at $1.2 billion, including 1.8 million tons worth $457.1 million from the Chinese market, said the ministry. The fertilisers, mostly urea, Ammonium Sulfate, Potassium, and Nitrogen-Phosphorous-Potassium fertilisers, were imported mainly from China, Russia and Canada. (XINHUA)

Published: 14-11-2018 08:35

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