Hanoi (VNA), March 22 -- Supporting start-ups in building coffee shops in the Republic of Korea (RoK) is among the recommendations by the Vietnam Trade Office in the RoK to help spread the Vietnamese coffee culture in this country, thus contributing to boosting the export of the product.

Statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs show that in the first two months of 2023, Vietnam earned more than 13 million USD from over 6,400 tonnes of coffee it shipped to the East Asian nation.

The RoK is assessed to be the world's second biggest consuming market of coffee, with the market scale of around 6.5 billion USD.

Vietnam mainly exports coffee beans, canned coffee and instant coffee to the RoK. The scale of this segment in the Ro...