Vietnam: Vegetable and fruit exports reach record high, but face technical barriers

Regulation & Compliances
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 5, 2023

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A conference was held in November to review the production results of northern provinces in 2023 and discuss plans for 2024. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, crop production in northern provinces has seen encouraging results, which is significant given positive signals about prices and markets. Vegetable and fruit exports in Vietnam have reached record levels, with durian exports accounting for the greatest contribution to the sector's growth, followed by jackfruit, watermelon, pomelo, and longan. Efforts are being made to update information about export markets and non-tariff barriers to regulate production effectively and expand exports to countries like South Korea.
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A conference reviewing the production results of northern provinces in 2023 and discussing plans for 2024 was organized in late November. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hoang Trung said the 2022-2023 winter-spring crop was implemented in unfavorable weather conditions, which affected crop and livestock productivity. However, crop production in northern provinces has gained encouraging results, according to Trung. The results have significant importance in the context of good signals about prices and markets. Trung requested localities to soon build crop production plans for the next year to optimize safe agricultural production and economic efficiency. He also urged teaching localities how to appraise, supervise and grant growing area and packaging unit codes to crops for export. As of mid-November, Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit exports had made record export turnover of over $5 billion. Among top 10 key farm export items, vegetables and fruits witnessed the ...
Source: WTOCenter
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