Vietnamese durian's market share accounts for 31.8 pct in China-Xinhua

Vietnamese durian's market share accounts for 31.8 pct in China

Source: Xinhua| 2024-04-03 22:53:45|Editor: huaxia

HANOI, April 3 (Xinhua) -- The market share of Vietnamese durian in China has reached 31.8 percent, only behind Thailand (68 percent), Vietnam News Agency reported Wednesday, citing the Vietnam's Plant Protection Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

If Vietnam makes good use of opportunities, advantages and organize professional production, constantly improve techniques and quality, the country's durian market share can surpass Thailand's and dominate the Chinese market, said the department.

Vietnam now has 708 durian growing areas and 168 packing facilities with transaction codes to export its products to China, which are issued by the General Administration of Customs of China.

Vietnam's total durian growing area has reached 112,000 hectare, with an annual output of 863,000 tons.

Vietnam's durian was mainly exported to China with 595,000 tons in quantity in 2023, accounting for 98.6 percent of the country's total export of this product group.