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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development completed export procedures for 4 types of agricultural products including: longan, sweet potato, lemon, pomelo for markets: Japan, China, New Zealand. These are the most potential and demanding markets in the world.
A series of agricultural products have completed export procedures
On the morning of November 24, 2022, talking with PV, Mr. Hoang Trung – Director of the Plant Protection Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – Agriculture and Rural Development), information: The Plant Protection Department has completed opening the market for longan to the Japanese market; sweet potatoes to the Chinese market and lemons and grapefruits to the New Zealand market.
This is a very remarkable victory for the agriculture and rural development industry in the difficult context after the COVID-19 pandemic, marking a successful year with a series of Vietnamese agricultural products that have completed procedures for export to approved markets. considered to be the world’s leading potential and rigorous.
With two types of lemons and pomelos, after entering the Chinese market in the official direction, Vietnam’s lemons and pomelos have completed the procedures and are officially allowed to export to the New Zealand market.
“After a period of active negotiations, the two sides have agreed to complete the market opening through the signing of the “Pharmaceutical requirements for imported lemons and grapefruits from Vietnam to New Zealand” on November 15. 2022” – Director Hoang Trung informed.
For the Chinese market, it is encouraging that after Vietnam’s passion fruit was exported to this market with temporary regulations, Vietnam’s durian and bananas were allowed to officially export to China after the Ministry of Finance. Agriculture and Rural Development and the General Administration of Customs of China signed the Protocol on phytosanitary requirements between the two countries. Especially, up to this point, Vietnam and China have signed a Protocol on phytosanitary requirements for sweet potatoes imported from Vietnam into the world’s most populous.
For the Japanese market, recently (November 18, 2022), the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) also announced that Vietnam’s fresh longan fruit was allowed to be exported to the country of the rising sun.
“Opening up the market and signing protocols for official export of agricultural products will create clear and transparent legal conditions and also create motivation for Vietnamese farmers to produce more professionally and methodically. and on a larger scale, with higher efficiency,” said Mr. Hoang Trung.
Businesses and farmers need a close connection
Talking to PV, Mr. Nguyen Quang Hieu – Head of International Cooperation and Communication Department (Plant Protection Department) emphasized: For lemons and pomelos exported to New Zealand, the growing area and packing facility are registered with a code. number with the Plant Protection Department and the Department will notify your side. The garden is managed by pests and diseases of the phytosanitary objects of interest to New Zealand.
“In addition to the conditions that fruit is washed and combed after harvest, and irradiated according to regulations, export shipments must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate, which contains the following additional declaration: This shipment was irradiated to kill Bactrocera carambolae, B.dorsalis, B. latifrons and B.zonata flies with a minimum irradiation dose of 150 Gy “- Mr. Nguyen Quang Hieu shared.
For longan exported to Japan, cold treatment must be applied to ensure that there is no risk of infection with the fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis.
“This is a measure that Vietnam has not applied to treat any fruit. The application of cold treatment has an operating procedure, enterprises need to strictly follow the supervision and instructions of the Japanese and Vietnamese quarantine agencies for the longan to be successfully processed and exported. to the Japanese market,” said Mr. Hoang Trung.
For sweet potatoes, on November 23, 2022, the General Administration of Customs of China announced on its website this quarantine requirement. In addition to strict enforcement of growing area codes, packing facilities, production processes, etc., before exporting sweet potatoes, samples must be taken at 2% of each shipment.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, with strict regulations according to the standards of other countries, Vietnam’s fruits and agricultural products exported to other countries must meet the requirements.
“Even in the Chinese market, if there is a violation, it is necessary to turn back in the Vietnamese area, not going to China. Only then will businesses and growers be responsible for their products,” added Mr. Hoang Trung.
Because of strict regulations, people need to have a close association between growers, product packers and businesses to fully comply with regulations on food safety and plant quarantine.
“They both coordinate and combine, but have mutual control to ensure product quality. As a result, product quality increases, prices increase. Typically, durian prices have tripled compared to that of durian. before the Protocol, creating a better income for the people” – Mr. Hoang Trung shared.
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