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Thailand top supplier of fruits to VN

Update: June, 30/2017 - 10:49
Over the past two years, Thailand has surpassed China to be the biggest fruit exporter of Việt Nam. — Photo anninhthudo.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam imported US$376 million worth of fruits from Thailand in the first half of this year, which was double the figures of the same period last year.

With the turnover, Thailand has become the leading supplier of fruits to Việt Nam, accounting for over half of Việt Nam’s six-month fruit imports at $507 million, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

During the reviewed period, Việt Nam’s fruit imports from other markets such as India and South Korea maintained positive upward growth of more than 85 per cent.

Meanwhile, Việt Nam’s fruit and vegetable exports in the period between January and June experienced a yearly increase of 44 per cent to $1.7 billion. China, Japan and South Korea remained the top importers of Vietnamese fruit and vegetables, making up nearly 85 per cent of the country’s export turnover. — VNS

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