June 18 (Bloomberg) -- Vietnam, the world’s second-largest rice exporter in 2011, shipped 2.87 million metric tons from the beginning of the year to June 14, according to the Vietnam Food Association.
Shipments were 329,803 tons from June 1 to June 14, 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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