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Functional agencies and businesses gathered at conference on dragon fruit consumption 

BTO –A conference on promoting the consumption of dragon fruit was organized on November 23 by Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee.

The event, which took place in Phan Thiet city, had the attendance of deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Thoa, deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam, deputy Secretary of Binh Thuan provincial Party Committee Duong Van An, vice chairman of Binh Thuan provincial People’s Committee  Luong Van Hai and representatives of trade sector from many provinces and cities nationwide, nearly 20 companies from Guangxi province (China), as well as hundreds of  Vietnamese enterprises specializing in producing, trading and exporting dragon fruit.

According to Kim Thoa, the conference has created the best chances for state management agencies, dragon fruit growing localities and businesses to directly meet and make exchanges with each other to promote their potentialities and advantages, suggest solutions to the current shortcomings in order to facilitate the sustainable development of dragon fruit as one of key fruit of Vietnam, raise the fruit’s productivity and consumption.

Vice chairman Luong Van Hai, on behalf of Binh Thuan’s leaders, highly appreciated the organization of the event, saying that such conferences are needed to be held in other locations globally, especially in China, one the world’s largest markets of dragon fruit. After the conference, many important contracts on dragon fruit production and consumption were signed between Vietnamese and international enterprises.

Phuong Lan (Source: Binh Thuan Online)

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