Salt price rises in Ba Ria- Vung Tau province

The price of raw salt has risen by VND 900- 1,000 per kilogram while the price on nylon canvas sheets cost VND 1,200- 1,400 a kilogram, double increase compared to the same period of last year.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

With the price, farmers earned profits by VND 400- 500 for each kilogram of saltpeter

 Currently, salt fields in Ba Ria- Vung Tau province enter into the harvest season.

 Accordingly, the output of salt increases because downpours has slowed down the harvest crop later than a month.

 According to Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ba Ria- Vung Tau province, salt fields in the province cover around 827 hectares, including 30 hectares of slat canvas and rest ones of traditional products.

By the mid- February, total output of raw salt was around 700 tons, and 650 tons of fresh salt.

 


BY NONG NGAN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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