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Exports of fruits and vegetables saw growth 

 Tuesday, September 11,2018

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s exports of fruits and vegetables reached US$2.33 billion in the first seven months of this year, increased by 14.9 per cent over the same period last year, showed the statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.

The country’s exports of fruits and vegetables were estimated at $343.67 million in August, up by 4.14 per cent over the previous month and by 16.1 per cent over the same month of last year. The figure may bring the country’s total exports of fruits and vegetables in the first eight months of this year to $2.67 billion, up by 15.08 per cent over the same period of 2017. If the growth is maintained, the country’s total exports of fruits and vegetables may reach $4 billion this year.

China was the biggest export market of fruits and vegetables in the first seven months of this year with the export turnover of $1.72 billion, up by 12 per cent over the same period last year and accounted for 74 per cent of the total.

In the period, the country’s exports of fruits and vegetables to the South East Asian countries reached $89.24 million, up by 16.9 per cent; to the U.S - $74 million, up by 19.3 per cent; to South Korea - $67.83 million, up by 18.7 per cent; to Japan - $65.59 million, down by 3.1 per cent; and to EU - $64.89 million, up by 7.2 per cent.

The country’s exports of fruits and vegetables to Cambodia reached only $2.1 million, but it rocketed by 542.5 per cent over the same period last year. Besides, the exports to France – up by 42.7 per cent to $13.78 million; to Thailand – up by 38.6 per cent to $32.77 million; to Australia – up by 20.8 per cent to $17.19 million; and to Canada – up by 26.8 per cent to $12.53 million.

However, the exports of fruits and vegetables to Indonesia fell sharply by 86.7 per cent over the same period last year to $0.4 million; to Taiwan – down by 16.4 per cent to $21.15 million; and to Ukraine – down by 18.3 per cent to $0.56 million.

Vietnam’s exports of fruits and vegetables in the first 7 months of 2018 -
Unit: US$ - source: VITIC – according to the figures of the General Department of Customs
Market
July of 2018
July of 2018 vs. June of 2018 (%)
First 7 months of 2018
First 7 months of 2018 vs. same period of 2017 (%)
Total
345,311,075
5.92
2,329,862,626
14.92
China
255,903,443
10.95
1,723,595,960
12.05
The U.S
12,202,407
10.75
73,998,250
19.26
South Korea
9,888,226
-14.07
67,831,700
18.66
Japan
8,712,956
-14.93
65,585,796
-3.14
The Netherlands
5,442,425
-26.68
35,731,918
-4.28
Thailand
2,238,928
-49.31
32,765,794
38.64
Malaysia
4,398,795
18.44
31,734,420
12.88
The U.A.E
2,419,911
-22.17
23,527,541
14.23
Taiwan (CN)
3,479,441
-8.73
21,154,967
-16.39
Russia
2,067,038
-30.88
19,688,475
5.58
Australia
3,204,293
23.34
17,194,292
20.84
Singapore
1,968,024
-4.68
16,953,609
4.85
France
1,968,738
15.26
13,783,066
42.71
Canada
1,824,293
-4.83
12,530,497
26.79
Hong Kong (CN)
1,636,580
-0.92
11,733,087
0.02
Germany
1,395,545
-0.8
8,956,291
20.23
Laos
543,050
-53.7
5,273,713
3.38
Britain
843,162
66.82
3,554,623
-3.85
Italy
780,450
46.77
2,868,863
20.7
Cambodia
80,501
-70.1
2,104,562
542.48
Kuwait
92,829
-24.26
1,230,702
16.87
Ukraine
93,750
-25.43
556,741
-18.29
Indonesia
115,530
 
403,314
-86.65
CK
Source: VITIC

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