Hai Duong exports first batch of lychee to Singapore, U.S., Australia
18:03 | 26/05/2020

VGP -  A ceremony was held in the northern province of Hai Duong on May 25 for the shipment of the first batches of Hai Duong lychee in the 2020 season to Singapore, Australia and the U.S.

Hai Duong exports first batch of lychee to Singapore, U.S., Australia

Ameii Viet Nam JSC exported the first container of litchi to Singapore while Rong Do production, trade and services Co. Ltd also shipped the first batch to Australia and the U.S.

Aside from the export of the fruit, many domestic enterprises have registered to purchase approximately 4,000 tons of lychee to serve domestic consumption.

The lychee farming hub of Hai Duong has 9,700ha of lychee focused in Thanh Ha District and Chi Linh City.

It is estimated that the province will harvest 45,000 tons in this season, including 1,500 tons meeting GlobalGAP standards for export and 4,000 tons meeting VietGAP standards.

Currently, Hai Duong is home to 9,700ha of litchi cultivation, mostly in Thanh Ha district with about 3,600ha and Chi Linh city with 3,900ha. 

The total litchi output is estimated at 45,000 tons in this season, including 1,500 tons meeting GlobalGAP standards for export and 4,000 tons meeting VietGAP standards.

As many as 19 farming areas with a total production volume of 1,300 tons have been granted with area codes to be eligible for exporting lychee to the U.S., Australia and the EU while four farming areas with a total volume of 200 tons have been granted with area codes for exporting the fruit to China.

Earlier, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong visited a litchi cultivation zone in Thanh Son commune which is granted code to export to Japan, and Ameii Vientam farm produce processing plant in Thanh Xa commune, Thanh Ha district.

During the 2020 crop, the total litchi production is expected to near 230,000 tons./.

By Hoang Ha

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