Vietnam Vietnam: Vegetable and fruit exports could reach 4 billion USD in the coming year

Vietnam exported more than 1 billion dollars worth of vegetables and fruits in the first quarter of this year an increase of 8% one year ago. As per Dang Phuc Nguyen (Secretary General for Vietnam Fruit Association (Vinafruit), Vietnam Fruit Association (Vinafruit) This was due from the signing of protocols regarding the export of durian sweet potato, durian and bananas to China via official channels. Pomelo exports to the US as well as passion fruit towards New Zealand was also a driving factor for the growth overall of the market.

Durian is a major contributing factor to the remarkable export figures in the initial month of the year. The turnover for exports of this fruit is predicted to reach 1 billion USD, which will bring overall up to four billion dollars in the current year, which is up by 20 percent year-on-year, according to Nguyen.


Source: The Plantations International Agroforestry Group of Companies