3:09:58 PM | 9/7/2015
Soc Trang province is a big rice producer in the Mekong Delta. Since 1992, the province has focused investment on improving rice quality and output. The price of specialty rice in the province is 30-50 percent higher than conventional rice.
With the area to be expanded 80,000 ha, the province targets to harvest approximately 440,000 tonnes of specialty rice in 2020 for domestic demand and for export.