China top importer of Vietnam fragrant rice in April.

China has emerged as the largest importer of fragrant rice from Vietnam in April, accounting for 36% of the country rice exports. Vietnam exported around 140,000 tonne of the grain in April. Other major importers, Ivory Coast and Ghana, bought around 30,000 tonne each of the commodity. although Vietnamese rice exports to China in 2016 inched down against the previous year, the northern neighbour remained Vietnam largest rice importer.