City of HCM (VNS/VNA) – A lot of agricultural production were shipped to tough markets like Japan, the Republic of Korea and Australia after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, giving exporters hope for a successful year.
Nguyen Van Thu, director of GC Food Company in Dong Nai province, said his company shipped a container of aloe vera and coconut jelly on the first day after the holiday, which ended on February 6. .
He aims for the total export value 350 billion VND (15.2 million USD) this year, up 67% from 2021.
“To realize this plan, our company will construct another agricultural products freezing plant at a cost of VND 100 billion to improve the preservation of goods for export to markets such as Japan, the Republic of Korea and the Middle East.
Nguyen Dinh Tung, managing director of Vina T&T, said shipments of mango and durian were sent to Australia shortly after the holidays.
“We also exported 20 containers of ST25 fragrant rice to the United States.”
Pham Thai Binh, general manager of Trung An Hi-tech Agriculture Joint Stock Company in Can Tho city, said one batch of goods each was sent to Malaysia, Germany and Qatar on Feb. 6.
Many export business executives and analysts expect 2022 to be a successful year for Vietnam’s agricultural exports.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has instructed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to draw up plans to achieve exports of over $50 billion this year./.