Hanoi (VNA) – Soon after four yrs of negotiations, on
July 11, a protocol on phytosanitary necessities for Vietnamese durian exported to China was signed – an crucial problem for Vietnamese durian to have
a sustainable import sector.
The protocol, signed by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Progress Le Minh Hoan, will be despatched to the Common Administration of
Customs of China and published on its portal, alongside one another with lists of qualified durian
escalating spots and packing services of Vietnam.
The fruit will be permitted to officially be exported to China
soon after the protocol is publicised.
The protocol stipulates that all rising places registered
for export to China have to establish a quality management and traceability technique,
apply Superior Agricultural Methods (Gap), and ensure conditions this sort of as cleansing the cultivating backyard garden and absent from the source of air pollution, instantly eradicating the fallen and rotten fruits.
In addition, they ought to implement an integrated pest administration
(IPM) programme, together with pest surveillance, chemical or organic management, and
other farming practices.
China is even now the biggest importer of Vietnamese durian,
but this fruit is largely exported to China by means of border gates.
Vietnam’s 2021 durian output is approximated at 600,000 tonnes,
up 15% 12 months-on-12 months. The country now has about 50,000- 60,000ha of durian
rising for formal export, mainly in Tay Ninh, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Binh
Phuoc, Tien Giang and Dak Lak provinces.
Recently, the General Administration of Customs of China
agreed on the pilot import of Vietnamese enthusiasm fruit./.