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Wheat tariff in Vietnam ending


November 24, 2021

ARLINGTON, VA — The Vietnam government is eliminating a 3% tariff on U.S. wheat on Dec. 30.

The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) noted their appreciation for the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance in their work to end the tariff. In July it was initially reduced from 5% to 3%.

Vietnam imported more than 500,000 metric tons of U.S. hard red spring, soft white, hard red winter, and soft red winter wheat valued at $129 million, second in volume only to Australia.

Vietnam imports an average of about...

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