Taiwan increases imports of fruit and vegetables from Vietnamese market

VOV.VN - Vietnam has become the second largest fruit and vegetable supplier to Taiwan (China), with the market share of the product coded HS 07 increasing as part of total Taiwanese imports, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Statistics compiled by the Taiwan Customs Administration indicate that this market imported 49,200 tonnes of fruit and vegetables worth US$53 million during the opening three months of the year, representing a decline of 18.4% in volume and 22.9% in value against the same period from last year.

As well as importing from the nation in the reviewed period, Taiwan (China) mainly imported fruit and vegetables coded HS 07 from China and the United States,  accounting for 47.9% of their total imports.

Most notably, imports of the product from the Vietnamese market reached 8,900 tonnes worth US$8.8 million, an increase of 3.3% in volume and 27.2% in value, with the import proportion from Vietnam also inching up 3.8%.

Furthermore, imports from China witnessed an increase of 8.8% in volume and 17.3% in value, while imports from the US suffered a fall of 13.8% in volume and 2.2% in value.

Throughout the reviewed period, Taiwan (China) primarily imported onions, shallots, leeks, and other garlic and onion vegetables coded HS 0703 with 12,800 tonnes, worth US$10.5 million, a fall of 29.3% in volume and 63.7% in value against last year’s corresponding period. Vietnam has also become the major supplier of the product to both Argentina and Australia.

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