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6/30/2017 2:47:26 PM

Vietnam spends US$376 million on fruit imports from Thailand

Thailand became the leading supplier of fruit for Vietnam with US$376 million, making up more than half of Vietnam’s market share of fruit imports of US$507 million during the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Over the past two years, Thailand has surpassed China to be the biggest fruit exporter of Vietnam.

In the first six months, fruit imports from Thailand doubled last year’s same period. Other markets like India and the Republic of Korea maintained positive high growth of more than 85%.

Meanwhile, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports in the reviewed period jumped more than 44% to US$1.7 billion. China, Japan and the ROK remained the top importers of Vietnam fruit and vegetables accounting for nearly 85% of the country’s market share./.

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