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Promoting linkages, expanding markets for lychee

(BGO) - On May 29, at the provincial Convention Center, the Bac Giang provincial People's Committee organised an economic forum on lychee production and consumption and promoting cultural, tourist and agricultural products in 2019.

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Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Duong Van Thai stressed that Bac Giang is an ancient land, with its heroic history. Generations of residents living in Bac Giang land have left many valuable cultural values for next generations. This is very suitable for Bac Giang to develop tourism.

Promoting linkages, expanding markets, lychee, Bac Giang province, economic forum,  lychee production and consumption, Best lychee quality, valuable cultural values

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue visits Bac Giang lychee booth at the forum.

In the field of agricultural development, Thai said Bac Giang is favoured by nature with diverse topography and low mountains and hills, creating high quality agro-forestry-fishery products. In particular, lychee is the main fruit tree with an area of over 28,000ha, the largest in the country.

The province’s lychee area in 2019 is over 28,000ha, with an estimated output of 150,000 tonnes. Of which, 13,855ha meet VietGAP standard and 218 ha satisfy GlobalGap standard. As many as 394 households were granted IRADS codes, mainly in Luc Ngan district.

Speaking at the forum, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong appreciated the active participation of the government, state management agencies, enterprises and farmers of Bac Giang province in producing, promoting and selling typical agricultural products over the past time, especially lychee.

The province has actively promoted trade, sought and expanded markets for  lychee. In 2019, it is expected that the total lychee output for domestic consumption will be about 75,000 tonnes, accounting for 50 percent and for export 75,000 tonnes, or 50 percent.

Promoting linkages, expanding markets, lychee, Bac Giang province, economic forum,  lychee production and consumption, Best lychee quality, valuable cultural values

Tang Cheng Wei, head of the Pingxiang International Fruit Trading Association, Guangxi province (China).

Tran Lam Hong, Deputy General Director of Saigon Co.op, said in the lychee season 2019, Saigon Co.op continues to bring Bac Giang lychee to nearly 700 points of sale with an increase of 25 percent in volume compared to the same period last year. The enterprise has developed a "Fruit Festival" programme combining lychee and fruits of other localities in June and July to honor and introduce Vietnamese agricultural products nationwide.

Promoting trade and supporting development

Many opinions also said that this economic forum was held more professionally and practically, thus opening up many opportunities for the province's socio-economic development.

Promoting linkages, expanding markets, lychee, Bac Giang province, economic forum,  lychee production and consumption, Best lychee quality, valuable cultural values

Booth displaying agricultural products of Lang Giang district.

Attending and delivering a speech at the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that thanks to the drastic direction of the Party committees and authorities as well as the creative ways of Bac Giang, local lychee has been present in almost all markets across the country, from supermarkets, trade centers and wholesale markets to rural markets.

In particular, in addition to being exported to nearly 30 countries and territories, Bac Giang lychee has also appeared on flights around the world. The quality of Bac Giang lychee this year is much better than that of the previous year, with quite high prices initially.

“The presence of me as well as representatives from ministries and agencies at the forum today shows not only our attention to Bac Giang but also the Government’s attention to trade promotion activities connecting supply and demand for agricultural products and to the lives of rural people,” said Hue.

In order to help the agricultural products, key and typical products of Bac Giang province continue to improve their values, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to guide the province to implement quality management and traceability of lychee and other agricultural products to ensure conditions for export to the Chinese market as well as a number of potential markets.

Promoting linkages, expanding markets, lychee, Bac Giang province, economic forum,  lychee production and consumption, Best lychee quality, valuable cultural values

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Bui Van Hai, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, and other delegates cut the ribbon for trucks to carry lychees for sale at wholesale markets and Saigon Co.op supermarket systems in the central and southern regions.

The Ministries of Industry and Trade, Science and Technology, and Culture, Sports and Tourism should support the province in market information and market expansion through trade promotion programmes; connecting and developing tours and tourist routes; linking regions to promote local potential and advantages in tourism development.

Closing the forum, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Linh said the province will continue to focus on directing the competent agencies and local authorities to create all conditions for the lychee purchase and consumption; encourage domestic and foreign enterprises and traders to invest in Bac Giang, especially in the fields of processing agricultural products and developing tourism...

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Surveying to test Japanese preservation technology for fresh lychee in Luc Ngan
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VietGAP lychee in Tan Yen enjoys good price
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Early ripen lychees sold at high price
(BGO) – It is harvest time for some orchards of early ripen lychee in the northern province of Bac Giang with small quantity of the fruits that enjoys  high selling price of 25 – 50,000 VND (1.08 – 2.15 USD) per kilogram.  
 

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