Exporting the first batch of lychee in the year to the UK market

(KTSG Online) – TT Meridian Company, a Vietnamese enterprise in the UK, imported one tonne of Vietnamese persimmon (early ripening litchi) into this market. This is the first official export of Vietnamese lychee to the UK this year.

Pink fabric has just been exported to the UK market.

The VNA quoted a representative of TT Meridian Company, an enterprise specializing in the distribution of Vietnamese lychee and agricultural products in the UK, as saying that this batch of pink lychee will be sold in Asian and local supermarkets. It is expected that each week, the company will import 3-5 tons of lychee to the UK depending on consumption demand.

In terms of form, this year, when imported into the market, pink fabric will have a packaging bearing the image of a red flag with a yellow star of Vietnam, contributing to British consumers’ recognition of the brand. In addition, this year, the company will also aim to apply the Just in Time process in importing fresh fruits from Vietnam (the process of supplying products with the quantity, time and place required by the customer). client).

However, the export of persimmon fruit to the UK also faced some difficulties such as the difficulty of product preservation due to the characteristics of lychee that must be consumed within 3 days; enterprises need to master post-harvest preservation technology; Vietnamese litchi has a high selling price in the UK (about 15 pounds/kg, equivalent to more than 400,000 VND) due to high shipping costs.

Regarding the export of agricultural products, in the past time, agricultural products exported to the Chinese market are quite favorable. According to the Customs Branch of Lao Cai international border gate, all agricultural products when arriving at the border gate are given priority to handle customs clearance procedures. Relevant units also create conditions for enterprises to publicize export processes and procedures, avoiding wasting time on additional procedures.

Administrative procedures such as issuance of phytosanitary certificates and certificates of origin for businesses are also carried out early in the morning every day. Border guards at the border gate also organize channeling for trucks carrying export goods along the shortest route.

From May 30 to June 2, 470 trucks of agricultural products were cleared through Lao Cai border gate to China. On June 2 alone, more than 120 trucks of agricultural products cleared customs. Agricultural products include lychee, dragon fruit, watermelon, jackfruit, passion fruit, and durian.

The Prime Minister has approved the official dispatch on proactively implementing urgent measures to reduce congestion and promote agricultural product exports at northern border gates.

Accordingly, the People’s Committees of Lang Son, Quang Ninh, Lao Cai, Cao Bang, Ha Giang, Lai Chau and Dien Bien provinces together with relevant ministries and branches review regulations on import and export of agricultural products between Vietnam and China. .

Ministries, sectors and border provinces actively organize respective diplomatic activities, contributing to facilitating and simplifying procedures, increasing clearance time and customs clearance efficiency even more. avoid the situation of agricultural products stagnation at the border gate.

Regarding long-term solutions, functional ministries and branches need to take measures to promote agricultural product exports in the form of official quotas, diversify modes of transporting agricultural products for export via land, sea and road. iron, aviation…

Source: https://thesaigontimes.vn/xuat-khau-lo-vai-u-hong-dau-tien-trong-nam-vao-thi-truong-anh/