Vietnam exported 15,000 tonnes of pepper in May, earning over 102
million USD, bringing pepper exports in the first five months of this
year to 62,000 tonnes, worth 424 million USD.
Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Import-Export Department says that
Vietnam continues to be the world’s number one pepper exporter, making
up almost half of the world’s pepper exports.
The US ,
Germany and the United Arab Emirates are Vietnam ’s three
biggest pepper importers, with a combined export revenue of more than 30
million USD. They are followed by Egypt , India , the Netherlands ,
Singapore and Spain .
The department added that
the United Arab Emirates is an export market with a huge potential
for Vietnamese businesses as the country has no tariffs or trade
It also recommended that Vietnamese pepper
businesses should seek out agents and distributors in the country to
make Vietnamese pepper more widely available to consumers in the