US opens market to Vietnam’s pomelos

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam’s pomelo has received the green light to officially enter the US market in 60 days, according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.
US opens market to Vietnam’s pomelos  - ảnh 1(Photo: VNA)

He also said that US authorities will also consider opening the door to Vietnamese coconuts.

Nam suggested that businesses wishing to export the fruit to the US should work with the plant quarantine units of Vietnam to complete necessary documents.

According to the Department of Crop Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam has 105,000 hectares of pomelo cultivation, yielding nearly 950,000 tons. From now until the first quarter of 2022, Vietnam expects to harvest about 140,000 tons of pomelos.

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