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Hai Duong ships first batch of lychee to Singapore, US, Australia

TUESDAY, 26/05/2020 07:19:03

A ceremony was held in Hai Duong province on May 25 to launch a lychee harvest programme for export and mark the shipment of the first batch of lychee to Singapore, the US and Australia this year.



Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Hien visit an export lychee area in Thanh Son commune (Thanh Ha district)

Particularly, Ameii Vietnam JSC. exported the first container of lychee to Singapore while Red Dragon Co., Ltd. also shipped the first batch to Australia and the US.

Earlier, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong visited a litchi cultivation zone in Thanh Son commune which was granted codes for export to Japan, and Ameii Vietnam farm produce processing plant in Thanh Xa commune, Thanh Ha district.
 


Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Hien, and other delegates cut the ribbon to export the first batch of lychee to Singapore, the US, and Australia. Photos: Baohaiduong.vn

During the 2020 crop, the total lychee production is expected to near 230,000 tonnes.

Hai Duong is now home to 9,700ha of lychee cultivation, mostly in Thanh Ha district with about 3,600ha and Chi Linh city with 3,900ha. The total lychee output is estimated at 45,000 tonnes this year. The early lychee harvest is estimated to be 20,000 tonnes and the main crop is about 25,000 tonnes.

VNA

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