Price of dragon fruit drops drastically

The price of dragonfruit has fetched VND6,000-VND8,000 per kilogram, said Head of the Dragon Fruit Association in the central province of Binh Thuan.
 

Price of dragon fruit drops drastically

The price shrank twice or three times compared to two months ago.
Farmers said they spent a lot on unseasonal dragon fruit in Binh Thuan province but price is down much; as a result, they suffered enormous losses.
Farmer Nguyen Van Tu in Binh Thuan Province’s Ham Thuan Tan district said lately, my family spent VND30 million on building 600 cement pillars for planting unseasonal dragon fruits. Nevertheless, trader bought the fruit at VND6,500 per kilogram, I had lost over VND15 million ($660. 
Some traders blamed for the price drop on difficulties in transportation of the fruit to China for consumption.

By NGUYEN TIEN – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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