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Bac Giang ready for consumption of lychee in 2020 season

The lychee cultivation hub of Bac Giang Province is about to enter harvest season for local lychee, including early maturing lychee and lychee of the main crop. The export of the fruit may face difficulties due to the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic but the province has prepared plans to boost consumption of the fruit.

The northern province of Bac Giang has over 28,000ha of lychee with an estimated volume of over 160,000 tonnes, up 10,000 tonnes compared to 2019.

This season is expected to see a harvest of 45,000 tonnes of early maturing lychee and 115,000 tonnes of lychee from the main crop.

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Early maturing lychee harvested in Phuc Hoa commune, Tan Yen district, Bac Giang province.

The harvest time for early maturing lychee is scheduled from May 10 to June 10 and the main crop is scheduled for harvest from June 10.

The Department of Industry and Trade of Bac Giang Province said that large distribution groups such as Aoen, Central Group, Mega Market and Big C have worked with local lychee traders in Bac Giang in preparation for the signing of purchasing contracts.

These groups will export Bac Giang lychee to the markets of Thailand, Singapore, the US and the EU.

In addition, 28 other distribution companies, 6 wholesale markets, and 31 enterprises and cooperatives both in and outside the province have registered to consume this season’s lychee.

The Bac Giang Province’s Department of Industry and Trade and Department of Information and Communications have jointly built plans to hold an online promotion conference on a national scale and at two locations in China to boost the consumption of the local lychee.

By May 18, 250 Chinese traders registered to come Luc Ngan District to buy lychee.

The management board of the Lao Cai economic zone has also devised a plan to set aside a special lane for vehicles transporting Bac Giang lychee through Kim Thanh Border Gate No.2 for export to China.

In particular, Bac Giang authorities have coordinated with the Plant Protection Department to complete procedures to export the first batch of fresh lychee to Japan in this season.

Provincial leader urges to surmount difficulties, expand lychee consumption market
(BGO)- Permanent Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee (PPC) Lai Thanh Son on May 12 afternoon had a meeting with leaders of the departments of Agriculture and Rural Development, Transportation, Information and Communication and Public Security, PPC’s Office and the districts of Luc Ngan and Tan Yen about lychee consumption promotion in 2020.
Several big supermarkets place lychee orders
(BGO) – According to the Center of Industrial Encouragement and Trade Promotion in Bac Giang province (unde the Department of Industry and  Trade), the Center is now boosting up contacting to the distribution groups, wholesale markets, enterprises, traders in the province, country and foreign markets.
Luc Ngan implements measures to support lychee production, harvest, consumption
(BGO) - The People’s Committee of Luc Ngan district in northern province of Bac Giang has issued the plan on implementation of the measures to support lychee production, harvest, processing and consumption in 2020.
Testing lychee steam and sterilization line for export
(BGO) – The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) on May 10 coordinated with the Department of Science and Technology, some agencies of the Ministry of  Agriculture and Rural Development to test the operation of the steam and sterilization line installed at Toan Cau Food Import – Export Joint Stock Company in Phuong Son commune, Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang province).
MoIT proposes remote inspection, recognition for export of lychee to Japan
(BGO)- The provincial Department of Industry and Trade has received a correspondence from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on addressing obstacles and boosting export of fresh lychee to Japan in 2020.

Source: NDO

Bac Giang province, consumption of lychee, 2020 season, Covid-19 pandemic, harvest season, lychee cultivation hub, local lychee traders
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