Date Submitted: 28/06/2023 02:35 PM

In mid-June, the ripe red lychee spreads across the hill gardens in Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Hung Yen... With an estimated national output of about 370,000 tons, lychees follow trucks and container trucks radiating everywhere. nationwide to market alleys, supermarket shelves; They also board airplanes and get off ships to many countries and territories around the world.

On June 20, the first shipment of fresh lychee in the 2023 crop of Bac Giang province via air arrived in Houston (USA). Soon after, fresh Vietnamese lychees were sold simultaneously at many of the largest supermarkets and Asian markets in Houston, Texas (USA), including major supermarkets such as Hong Kong, Tan Binh, Viet Hoa, Linda's Tropical Fruits. , Ca Mau,...

Retail price for customers is 14-15 USD per pound (equivalent to about 780,000 VND per kg); or $140 for an 11 pound (5kg) pack, equivalent to 3.2 million VND (640,000 VND/kg).

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Previously, Vietnamese lychees came to the US as frozen goods. From 2020, the Vietnam Trade Office in the US realizes the need for fresh lychees and connects importers and exporters of the two countries to work with the US Animal and Plant Health Quarantine (APHIS) to learn about the fresh lychee export process.

At the end of May, the leader of the Plant Protection Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) said that APHIS has recognized one more factory that is eligible to irradiate Vietnamese fresh fruits to export to the US, creating favorable conditions for exporting to the US. Vietnamese fresh lychee into this market.

Ms. Jolie Nguyen, CEO of LNS International Corporation (the importer of lychee), said that LNS will continue to coordinate with partners to import, distribute, transport... to bring Vietnamese agricultural products (including Vietnamese agricultural products). including fresh litchi) to many states in the US this month. That encourages American consumers and enhances the reputation of Vietnamese businesses around the world.

In early June, a batch of Vietnamese pink lychee was also imported into the UK by TT Meridian Company, becoming the first official export of Vietnam's litchi to the UK this year.

Compared with similar products as well as other imported fruits, Vietnamese lychee has a high selling price in the UK, £15/kg, equivalent to VND435,000.

In mid-June, Ho Guom - Song Am High-tech Agriculture Company (Ho Guom Group) exported seedless lychee to the Japanese and British markets. According to the survey, in the Japanese market, seedless lychee is being sold for 4,500-5,000 Yen/kg (750,000-840,000 VND/kg).

The price of Vietnamese lychee exported to high-end markets ranges from 400,000-840,000 VND/kg (Photo: LNS)

Mr. Huynh Tan Dat, Deputy Director of the Plant Protection Department, informed that there were 17 shipments, total weight of over 82 tons of lychee, certified eligible for export to Japan.

Previously, on June 15, the Vietnam Trade Office in Japan coordinated with a number of businesses to bring nearly 30 businessmen and representatives of Japanese businesses to Hai Duong and Bac Giang to survey lychee growing areas. Planning to purchase and export.

Mr. Nguyen Khac Tien, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ameii Vietnam Joint Stock Company, also said that the enterprise is busy preparing orders for lychee exports to Japan, Germany, the UK, the Middle East, etc. In Japan, this year, enterprises expect to export lychee volume to increase by 30-50% over the same period last year. In addition, durian exports to Japan also grew well.

Lychee exports to Japan in 2023 will grow positively, businesses will have more orders than in previous years, Mr. Huynh Tan Dat forecast.

In 2022, in addition to serving the domestic demand, Vietnamese lychee will also be exported to the traditional market of China and more than 30 countries and territories around the world, meeting the needs of high markets. top level. As a result, farmers growing lychee in our country earned nearly tens of trillions of dong. Vietnamese lychee also escaped the chorus of "falling in price".

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