VOV.VN - After carrying out the export of local mangoes to the UK, Son La province in the northwest of the nation is preparing to export 20 tonnes of red-flesh dragon fruits to the Japanese market.
Hundreds of dragon fruit containers are stuck at the border in northern Lang Son Province with Chinese customs taking longer to clear them.
The export value of Vietnamese vegetables and fruits is estimated at 269 million USD in July, bringing the total turnover in the first seven months of 2019 to 2.31 billion USD, down 0.8 percent year on year.
A promotional event was held in New Delhi, India on September 25 for dragon fruits from the south central province of Binh Thuan in an effort to expand ties between agricultural exporters from Vietnam and Indian firms.
Up to 1,560 tonnes of dragon fruits underwent customs clearance for export to China via the Lao Cai international border gate on February 17-18 (the second and third day of the Lunar New Year).
The central province of Binh Thuan will strive to grow 9,800ha of dragon fruits up to Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practice (VietGAP) standards this year, as heard a local conference hosted by the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on January 15.
Cultivation of Japanese peppermint started in a 32-ha piloted area in Bac Binh district, the southern central province of Binh Thuan in October 2016, said the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam.
Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang talks to Kinh Te Viet Nam va The Gioi (Vietnam Economy and World) about measures to help farmers resolve difficulties with consumption and production.
(VOV) - Two month- exports of dragon fruits, rambutans, mangoes and longans to the four demanding markets-the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and New Zealand swelled 25.8% to 945 tonnes.
(VOV) - The New Zealand Government has provided US$4 million in aid to help the southern province of Tien Giang give effect to a project on new agricultural initiatives in the 2013-2018 period.
(VOV) - A leading Vietnamese trade expert suggests that Vietnam seek alternate trade partners to reduce overdependence on China, and revise cross-border trade policy with its neighbour to optimise domestic value added exports.
(VOV) - New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has given the go ahead for the importation of Vietnamese dragon fruits into the country, potentially opening a door of opportunity for other imports.
(VOV) - Duc My Cooperative in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh will export 1 tonne of red flesh dragon fruits to the US at a price of VND24,000 per kilo.
(VOV) - Vietnam will be exporting its exotic dragon fruits to New Zealand after the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) decided the fruits are safe to import, according to Vietnam’s trade office in New Zealand.
(VOV) -New Zealand has started on a project to help Vietnam achieve its target of becoming the world’s leading exporter of dragon fruit.
Although Vietnamese seafood is widely consumed in the US, many Vietnamese fruits are still unknown in the country because they lack opportunities to penetrate this market.
Vietnamese dragon fruit will be exported to the Republic of Korea (RoK) at the end of this year, said Nguyen Xuan Hong, head of the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The US has announced that it is stopping the import of dragon fruits from Vietnam as the product does not meet irradiation standards.