Vietnam’s business daily reported on October 23 that due to the impact of social isolation, Vietnam’s domestic vegetable and fruit sales are difficult, and Vietnam’s vegetable and fruit imports from China have increased sharply.
According to the data released by the General Administration of Customs of Vietnam, the Vietnamese fruit and vegetable association preliminarily estimated that the import volume of fruits and vegetables in Vietnam in October this year was nearly US $130.7 million, a year-on-year increase of 17%. In the first 10 months of this year, Vietnam’s import of fruits and vegetables was estimated at US $1.201 billion, a year-on-year increase of 14.7%.
According to the statistics of Vietnam fruit and vegetable association, in the first nine months of this year, China was the largest source of vegetables and fruits in Vietnam, accounting for nearly 30% of the market share, and the import volume was US $317.4 million, a year-on-year increase of nearly 32%. The United States ranked second with nearly US $223.5 million, a year-on-year increase of nearly 1%.
Thailand once ranked first in Vietnam’s vegetable supply for many consecutive years, but now it has fallen to seventh place, with an import volume of only nearly US $31 million, a year-on-year decrease of 45%.
Source: Economic and Commercial Department of Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City
Post time: Oct-29-2021