Hanoi, Viet Nam - Socialist Republic of
VIETNAMESE FARMERS CARRY PADDY ON A FIELD IN HANOI.
Vietnamese farmers carry paddy on a paddy field in Hanoi. Vietnam exported 304,000 tonnes of rice in the first two months of this year, worth of $67 miilion, down nearly 30 percent. Delayed are expected in the shipment of up to 150,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice as supplies are tight due to cross-border sales to China and as farmers hold back grain, hoping for better prices, traders said March 1, 2004. Picture taken October 16, 2003. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Kham KH/DL