Vegetable and fruit exports were expected to post a growth of 10 percent this year (Photo: vneconomy.vn)

Vegetable, fruit export growth slows down

The growth of vegetable and fruit exports slowed down significantly this year but the target of reaching 10 billion USD in revenue in 2025 was still within reach, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Vegetable production under VietGAP quality standards for export to Europe at Phuoc An cooperative, Binh Chanh district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Vegetable and fruit export, import turnover rockets up

Vegetable and fruit export turnover posted a year on year increase of 47 percent to top $2.3 billion while import doubled the same period last year to hit $1.06 billion during the first eight months this year, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.