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Fruit and vegtable export figures slip

Update: October, 08/2019 - 18:04

Lychee famers in the Bắc Giang Province discuss the work they do. 

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam saw a 4.3-per-cent decline in vegetable and fruit export value during the first nine months of this year.

According to the Việt Nam Fruit and Vegetable Association, US$2.84 billion was the total value, a 4.3 per cent drop compared to the same period last year.

The association predicts the total vegetable and fruit export value this year will reach $3.5 billion, the same as in 2018 and below their $4.2 billion target.

Đặng Phúc Nguyên, the association’s General Secretary, told the Đầu tư tài chính (Financial Investment) newspaper the reduction in the past months was due to strict requirements installed by China.

As a result, the vegetable and fruit export turnover in May decreased by 2