(VietQ.vn) – 2022 is a successful year for our country’s agricultural exports, because Vietnam continuously receives good news when more and more agricultural products are “foreign”. This is a signal that the quality of Vietnamese agricultural products is improving and the selection of crops is increasingly suitable to the needs of the market.
2022 is a successful year for our country’s agricultural exports, because Vietnam continuously receives good news when more and more agricultural products are “foreign production”. This is a positive signal that the quality of Vietnamese agricultural products is increasingly improving and the selection of crops by people and businesses is increasingly suitable to the needs of the world market.
As with the US market, in mid-October 2022, Vietnamese fresh pomelos were officially exported to this market after 5 years of negotiations. This is the 7th fruit of Vietnam exported to the US, after mango, longan, litchi, dragon fruit, rambutan and breast milk. It is expected that Nam Roi pomelo and green skin pomelo will be the first two types of pomelos to be promoted for export to the US market soon.
By the end of September 2022, after more than 4 years of negotiation and going through many strict inspection procedures with strict criteria, the Chinese market officially opened to welcome Vietnamese fresh durian fruit for official export. In the first batch, more than 100 tons of durians were purchased and packed by businesses in Dak Lak and cleared quickly.
Most recently, on November 15, Vietnam’s two agricultural products, green lemons and pomelos, will have the opportunity to export to the New Zealand market in the near future. This is a stepping stone towards the next trade opportunities between the two countries, opening the market for other agricultural products. Previously, mango, dragon fruit and rambutan… were exported to New Zealand.
The expansion of export markets for agricultural products is the driving force affirming the position and role of our country’s agricultural exports, thereby enhancing the product value for farmers and moving towards a safe agricultural production. complete, modern. However, experts said that, in order to export sustainably and ensure stable quality, paving the way for other agricultural products, businesses and people need to carefully study and strictly comply with the requirements of food standards. quality standards, pesticide residues, traceability, growing area codes… of the export market.
For example, for pomelos, Dr. Phan Thi Thu Hien, director of the Post-Import Plant Quarantine Center 2, Plant Protection Department, said that according to US regulations, pomelo growing areas and facilities Vietnamese fresh products exported to the US must be registered with the Plant Protection Department and the US Animal and Plant Health Quarantine (APHIS). Pomelos must not be infected with plant quarantine objects of interest to the US; was irradiated and granted a phytosanitary certificate by the Plant Protection Department.
Accordingly, pomelo growing areas and packing establishments must have appropriate management measures to eliminate US pests of concern including fruit flies, fruit borers and Cylindrocarpon fruit spotting fungi. lichenicola, Phyllosticta citriasiana. Ms. Hien also noted that pomelos exported to the US must ensure that the fruit has no blemishes on the surface and are packed in a US-licensed packing facility… The pomelo will be irradiated at the facilities. APHIS licensed irradiation facility.
Or for durians exported to China, each durian fruit needs to ensure food safety and hygiene and be stamped with traceability according to regulations. This type of stamp includes the code of the growing area, the processing and packing facility. Stamps must be made in Chinese or English to make it easier to judge.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will strengthen the updating and timely notification of food safety regulations of the markets for businesses and authorities. local, farmers to apply appropriate production processes and control food safety criteria before exporting.