Nguyen Huu Dat, director of the Post-Entry Plant Quarantine Center, under the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that export of Vietnamese tropical fruits into difficult markets has increased.
n the first quarter this year, 169 batches of dragon fruits have been exported to nations in the world; of them, 227.4 tons, 189 tons, 3 tons went to Japan; South Korea and New Zealand. The center liaised with the US Center to check 197 batches of dragon fruits (or 532.9 tons); 67 batches of rambutan (or 146.9 tons); 17 batches of longan (or 22.4 tons) into American market
Accordingly, only in the first quarter this year, 952.4 tons of dragons, nearly 147 tons of rambutan, 22.4 tons of longan and 57 tons of mangos have been sold into the US, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand markets. Total numbers of various tropical fruits were exported to difficult market in first three months were 1,179 tons meanwhile total exported tropical fruits was 3,662 tons for the whole last year.