Ben Tre's coconut export turnover reaches US$ 150mln

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre People’s Committee yesterday organized the conference themed “Solutions to improve the efficiency of production & competitiveness for Ben Tre’s coconut industry”.

Ben Tre's coconut export turnover reaches US$ 150mln

Ben Tre’s department of agriculture& rural development said there are 2,000 coconut-processing units and 10 coconut enterprises in the province. The provincial coconut export turnover has reached US$ 150million accounting for 21 percent compared total export value.

Mr. Vo Thanh Hao, Secretary of Ben Tre Party Committee said the provincial’s enterprises need change production process, the industry can improve its potential in sustainable development. As if, the province should enhance the connection between local farmers and enterprises in planting, harvesting, processing and exporting. Besides, the enterprises should apply science technology toward clean products.

KHANH HUNG- Translated by K.Lien

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