Hanoi (VNA), Feb. 29 -- Vietnam earned some 9.84 billion USD from agro-forestry-fishery exports in the first two months of this year, representing a year-on-year rise of 50.3%, and a trade surplus of 2.68 billion USD, up nearly 2.9-fold, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported.

In February alone, the revenue stood at 4.48 billion USD, up 21.8% year-on-year, but down 16.5% from January.

Of the two-month value, agriculture contributed 5.18 billion USD, up 55.7%; forestry products, 2.9 billion USD, up 59.7%; and aquatic products, 1.37 million USD, up 28.9%.

The ministry said key items like wood products, coffee, fruits and vegetables, rice, cashew nuts, and shrimp saw increases in export revenue, ranging from 20.5% to 8...