According to Director of the Bac Giang provincial Department of Industry and Trade, Tran Quang Tan, the province’s total lychee production is estimated at a record of over 180,000 tons this year. The harvesting period is scheduled from May 25 to July 30. Apart from the traditional market of China, its promising markets include the US, the European Union, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, the Middle East, Thailand and Hong Kong.
Director of the Hai Duong provincial Department of Industry and Trade Tran Van Hao said the province now has nearly 9,000ha of lychees and expects to harvest around 61,000 tons this year, about 31,000 tons of them are early-ripening lychees.
Bac Giang helps farmers sell products on digital platforms
The Chairman of the People's Committee of the northern province of Bac Giang is urging local farmers to sell their farm products on e-commerce platforms, contributing to boosting the development of digital agriculture and rural areas in the locality.
Accordingly, district-level People’s Committees are required to coordinate with relevant units to organise training classes in digital skills and transactions on e-commerce platforms for agricultural production households in an attempt to ensure all products rated three-star or more under the One Commune One Product (OCOP) Programme are available on e-commerce platforms.