Viet Nam fruit exports skyrocket

Exports of vegetables and fruits in January this year soared 63.3 per cent year-on-year in turnover to reach US$383.7 million, statistics from the General Department of Customs showed. — Photo sggp.org.vn Exports of vegetables and fruits in January this year soared 63.3 per cent year-on-year in turnover to reach US$383.7 million, statistics from the General Department of Customs showed. Of these, export turnover of vegetables and fruits to the Chinese market hit $296.3 million, up 68.6 per cent compared to the same period last year, accounting for 77 per cent of the total export revenue of Viet Nam. Exports to the Hong Kong market increased 105 per cent, hitting $1.85 million. Exports to Japan reached $10.6 million, soaring 77.5 per cent compared to the same period last year. Despite the high growth rate of vegetables and fruit exports to the Japanese market, export turnover is still low compared to the current consumption demand in Japan. According to experts, to boost exports of vegetables and fruits to Japan, Vietnamese enterprises should meet the demands of the market, such as sanitary and phytosanitary requirements. Hoang Trung, head of the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) that there were big opportunities in the sector, however, to promote advantages in exports and access markets with high economic value, businesses and farmers should pay attention to the two issues of pest and food safety. “To expand markets, two key… [Read full story]

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