Vietnam spent almost 655 million USD on importing fruits and vegetables in the first half of this year (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam spent almost 655 million USD on importing fruits and vegetables in the first half of this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 87 percent.

Of the number, import value of fruits was 507 million USD, according to the Vietnam Fruit and Vegetable Association.

Thailand was Vietnam’s largest fruit supplier, making up 57.7 percent of the market share, followed by India, the Republic of Korea and China.  

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed that between January and June, Vietnam imported more than 376 million USD worth of fruits from Thailand.-VNA