On November 15, New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Tredene Dobson attended an event marking an important milestone in agricultural cooperation between the two countries. Ambassador Tredene Dobson: “Agriculture is not only an important component of our two countries' economies; it is also part of our cultural identity. He further mentioned that they were delighted to welcome Vietnamese pomelo and lemon into New Zealand."
The two sides signed an agreement facilitating the clearance of agricultural, forestry and fishery products, through the use of electronic certificates in July 2020. Currently, the working groups of the two countries are taking steps to test the electronic certification system and promote market opening procedures for agricultural products.