Ministry orders to increase domestic consumption of agricultural products | Business

Ministry orders to increase domestic consumption of agricultural products

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has tasked the Department of Internal Market, the Trade Promotion Agency, the Vietnamese E-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency to help businesses and cooperatives increase applications. of electronic commerce to consume agricultural products.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will coordinate with industry associations to help businesses open more stationary and mobile market stalls in industrial parks, densely populated areas of districts to quickly serve consumers during the holidays of the Tet (the lunar new year).

On January 11, the border guard post at Bac Luan 2 Bridge, Mong Cai International Border Gate in northern Quang Ninh Province said that a day after customs clearance procedures were completed in China’s Guangxi Province. , nearly 700 trucks transported Vietnamese goods through the border gate.

On January 11, the deputy director of Long An Province Industry and Trade Department Chau Thi Le said that farmers in the province are harvesting dragon fruit with an output of about 20,000 tons. At the same time, around 6,000 tons of dragon fruit were stored in companies’ cold rooms.

Therefore, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Long An Province has implemented many solutions to support the consumption of dragon fruit for farmers and businesses. The Long An Province Dragon Fruit Association recommended that authorities at all levels increase support for farmers and businesses.

In Cho Gao District in Mekong Delta Province of Tien Giang, the largest dragon fruit growing area in the province, with more than 7,400 hectares, farmers are currently harvesting, but traders rarely buy or buy. in moderation due to the difficulties of consumption. Currently, the price of dragon fruit in the garden ranges from 4000 VND to 5000 VND per kg for red flesh, but it is also difficult to sell.

By Staff Editors – Translated by Anh Quan

Amalia H. Mercado