US to greenlight export of pomelos from Vietnam

US to greenlight export of pomelos from Vietnam

Mr. Hoang Trung, Director of the Department of Plant Protection, said that if nothing changes, from now to the end of this year, the US will complete the procedures to allow the export of Vietnamese pomelos to this market. At the same time, the US grapefruits will also be approved for import by Vietnam. Then the two countries will discuss the opening for other types of fruits.
Ministry orders supervision, management on fruit growing-area codes

Ministry orders supervision, management on fruit growing-area codes

To deal with the situation that some enterprises "borrow" the codes of fruit-growing areas of other establishments to complete the export documents, affecting the reputation and the image of Vietnamese fruits, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has just sent a dispatch to the People's Committee of provinces, municipalities, and functional units under the ministry, proposing to strengthen supervision and management on growing-area codes and fruit packing establishments.
The woman taking care of a litchi orchard in Bac Giang province

Awakening domestic consumption of lychees

The consumption of lychees this year has continuously faced difficulties as the traditional export market of lychees still tightens control on imports to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic while new export markets have announced import postponement.
Fruit market vibrant prior to lunar New Year

Fruit market vibrant prior to lunar New Year

According to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the fruit market has been fairly vibrant with the supply of fruits tending to increase to meet the demand during the festive season.
Container trucks carrying agricultural products are jammed at Tan Thanh Border Gate in Lang Son Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Authorities try to prevent congestion of agricultural products at border gates

Every year, the situation of fruits and agricultural products being jammed at Northern border gates usually happens before lunar New Year. The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have recently put forward recommendations to prevent that situation from recurring this year.