Industry experts forecast that the export of Vietnamese fruits and vegetables will continue to soar. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), fruits and vegetables brought home 600 million USD from exports in May.
In the first four months of this year, China remained the top consumer of Vietnamese fruits and vegetables with a market share of 58.7%, reaching a value of 804.6 million USD, up 30% year-on-year. The Netherlands posted the highest growth, 72%, in the import value of Vietnamese fruits and vegetables.
Secretary General of the Vietnam Fruit & Vegetables Association Dang Phuc Nguyen said it is the first year following nearly three years of Covid-19 that China has actively increased its purchase of Vietnamese farm produce such as dragon fruit, durian, mango, and jackfruit, among others.