Vietnam lychees make presence in Dubai

18:45 | 20/07/2015 Trade

Vietnam lychees have debuted in Dubai market, through the support of Vietnam’s trade office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Vietnam lychees make presence in Dubai

Vietnam Ambassador to the UAE, Pham Binh Dam said the introduction of Vietnam lychee to Choithrams supermarket helps  Vietnamese fresh fruits penetrate  the new potential market, as well as other Middle East nations.

Vietnam lychee have met all requirements under the VIETGAP and GLOBALGAP standards and have since been transported to Dubai by air to ensure product quality.

On the occasion, the Vietnam Embassy in the UAE also promoted some of Vietnam’s popular fruitsnamely dragon fruit, rambutan, watermelon, banana, and lemon. Accordingly, Phu Hung Company and Choithrams have consented to discuss a list of agricultural products available for exports to the supermarket chains in the future.

Every year, the trade office said Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations import fruits and vegetables worth some US$6 billion, of which fruits make up the largest  proportion at 62%./.

Source: VOVnews