Fruit and vegetable exports to RoK and Thailand surge

The RoK purchased US$67.7 million worth of Vietnamese fruit and vegetables in the reviewed period, representing a year on year rise of 59.3%. Meanwhile, Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exports to Thailand shot up by 112% to hit US$47.6 million.

According to Vinafruit, Vietnam earned US$470 million from exporting fruit and vegetables in March, up 44.3% against February, and up 12.4% compared to the same period in 2023.

The March figure raised the country’s three-month export turnover of fruit and vegetables to US$1.3 billion, up 30% year on year. This was the first time that the fruit and vegetable export value has exceeded US$1 billion right in the first quarter, signaling strong growth for the sector in the future.

China was the largest consumer of Vietnamese fruit and vegetables, spending US$759.4 million on imports, up 32.4% year on year.

Strong growth was also seen in many other markets, including the United States with US$67.7 million, up 33.9% year on year.

Source: VOV