VIETNAM PRESS-Vietnam's rice exports drop 14 pct y/y - Tuoi Tre

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Vietnam's rice exports are likely to reach 6.6 million tonnes in2013, a drop of 1.1 million tonnes from last year, due todecreasing demand from Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia,according to the Vietnam Food Association, the Tuoi Tre (Youth)newspaper reported.

Rice exports in 2013 were also hurt by a fall in price ofabout $14.5 per tonne, it said.

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NOTE: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouchfor its accuracy. (Hanoi Newsroom; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)

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