Today: 27/02/2021 07:31:34 (GMT+7)

Ben Tre exports first batch of fruit to EU under EVFTA

The first batch of fruit from Ben Tre sent to the European Union (EU) with a zero tax rate under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was announced on Thursday (Sep 17).

This afternoon, at the headquarters of the Vina T&T Group in Chau Thanh District in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and local authorities announced the exportation.

Ben Tre province, first batch of fruit, EU, EVFTA, Free Trade Agreement,  zero tax rate,  fresh coconuts, dragon fruit

Delegates at the ceremony to announce the shipment of fruit from Ben Tre Province to the EU under the EVFTA, Ben Tre, September 17, 2020.

Accordingly, the Vina T&T Group will export one container of 20,000 fresh coconuts by sea and three tonnes of dragon fruit by air to the EU market.

The company, with its advanced technologies and modern equipment in the field of fruit production, processing and exporting, has met the requirements needed to serve the EU market.

Statistics from the MARD showed that after more than a month since the EVFTA took effect this August, many export products of Vietnam have witnessed positive changes in the EU market. Of which, a number of agricultural products have been exported to this most selective of markets, such as brackish shrimp from Ninh Thuan Province, coffee and passion fruit from Gia Lai Province, and now fruit from Ben Tre.

Fruit is one of the main Vietnamese export items to the EU market. In the first seven months of 2020, fruit exports to this market reached US$59.18 million, accounting for 73.54% of the total value of fruit and vegetable exports to the EU.

Vietnamese fruit exports to US halted as Covid-19 keeps inspecting officials away
Vietnamese fruit exporters have not been able to ship to the U.S. for days due to a lack of officials to inspect the safety of their products.
Priority given to dragon fruit exports through Lao Cai border gate
The management board of the Lao Cai Economic Zone has instructed the local authorised agencies to give priority to the export of dragon fruit through Kim Thanh Border Gate to minimise wasted time and ensure the quality and value of the fruit.
Luc Ngan prioritises investment in transport - urban infrastructure, raising value of key fruit areas
(BGO) - After the 5-year implementation of the Resolution of the 24th district Party Congress for the 2015-2020 tenure, despite numerous difficulties, with high determination, solidarity and creativity, the Party Organisation, authorities and people of ethnic groups in Luc Ngan district have achieved comprehensive results in all areas, basically meeting and surpasing the targets set by the Congress.
New arising land of sweet fruits
(BGO) – Exploiting local potentials and advantages, Tan Yen district (Bac Giang province) has gradually expanded the fruit cultivation area toward commodity trend to build product trademark. 
Son La exports 10 tonnes of red dragon fruit to Russia
Thuan Chau district in the northern province of Son La held a ceremony on July 23 to export 10 tonnes of red dragon fruit to the Russian market.

Source: NDO

Ben Tre province, first batch of fruit, EU, EVFTA, Free Trade Agreement, zero tax rate, fresh coconuts, dragon fruit
New comment has just been added. Click here
Sort:NewBest News