VN exports first chicken meat shipment to Japan

Long An province yesterday held a ceremony to announce about exporting the first shipment of chicken meat to Japan at the Long An International Port in Can Giuoc district. 

​ Former President of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang attends in the event.

​ Former President of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang attends in the event.

Attending in the ceremony were Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, former President of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang and senior leaders of ministries, departments and representatives of General Consulate of Japan and the Netherlands in Ho Chi Minh City, and leaders of the southern provinces.

The shipment marked an important event for Vietnam’s agricultural sector and affirmed the quality of Vietnamese fresh poultry products in line with international criteria.

The Long An international port is the first venue meeting the requirements and international standard on punctuality and preservation for the chicken meat.

On the occasion, the Long An international port started a construction project of its wharves No.2 with a length of 210 meters. 

The wharves No.2 can receive over 50,000 DWT ships after it will be finished and put into operation in the third quarter of 2018.

BY QUOC HUNG- THANH HAI- Translated by Huyen Huong

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