Exports of fruit and vegetables in October are estimated to reach US$209 million, raising total export value of the products to US$2.84 billion in the first 10 months of this year, up 41.2% over the same period of 2016.
A Business Matching Programme that connects agricultural enterprises which need technologies with tech startups was introduced in HCM City on October 24 at a special event.
VOV.VN - Between January and September, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports witnessed the highest growth in the group of agro-forestry-fisheries products, increasing a staggering 45.6% to US$2.67billion when compared to the same period last year.
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable businesses should eye on organic products for export to the European market, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on October 11.
The People’s Committee of the Central Highland province of Lam Dong has approved a new high-tech flower and vegetable growing project.
Exports of fruits and vegetables in the first nine months of the year are estimated at 2.64 billion USD, a year-on-year surge of 44.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vegetable and fruit export revenue is hoped to hit a new record of US$3.6 billion in 2017, with bumper crops forecast for the rest of the year.
While Vietnam sells its green produce around the world, the Southeast Asian country has also spent huge amounts of state money importing vegetables.
Vegetable exports in August reached US$296 million, bringing total revenue in the first eight months of this year to US$2.32 billion, a rise of 46.5% compared to the same period last year.
VOV.VN - Vietnam earned US$3.11 billion from exports of agro-forestry-aquatic products in July alone, bringing the total export value to US$20.45 billion so far this year.
The Ho Chi Minh City-based Saigon Plant Protection JSC (SPC) has recently opened a representative office in Myanmar, after obtaining a local licence earlier this year.
VOV.VN - As consumers enjoy fresh, local fruit and vegetables this summer, farmers and producers can expect lower earnings from the fruits of their labour, say leading industry analysts.
Vietnam spent almost US$655 million on importing fruits and vegetables in the first half of this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 87%.
Vietnam saw significant rise in exports of fruit and vegetable products in the first half of 2017 but local exporters still cannot find themselves at ease over unstable supply and food safety issues.
Fruit and vegetable exports earned an estimated US$1.38 billion in the first five months of 2017, up 38% from the same period last year.
Fruit and vegetable exports earned an estimated US$1 billion in the first four months of 2017, up 32.6% from the same period last year.
Total export turnover of the northern province of Quang Ninh hit US$461.3 million in the first four months of 2017, making up 28% of the yearly plan and up 5.3% from a year ago, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese consumers spend around US$2.8 million on fruit and vegetable imports each day, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported more than US$164 million worth of fruit and vegetables during the first two months of this year with 70% of the figure coming from Thailand and China, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The domestic vegetable and fruit industry will face obstacles in maintaining sustainable growth in export value at the current high level, according to the Vietnam Vegetable and Fruit Association.