At noon on May 27, on the social network Facebook spread information about a farmer selling litchi in Phuong Son commune, Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang) being “forced” from 8,000 VND/kg to 2,000 VND/kg. attract public attention.
“Today, I went to sell a shipment of lychee at this address, opposite the Kim River. Taking advantage of the lunchtime, it forced the price to wave me back to pay 8,000 VND and made me and a lot of people wait to weigh. Wait. After about 1 hour, it returned to pay the price down to 6,000 VND, I still agreed to sell because no one was buying at that time. Continue to wait for another hour and finally line up to weigh it up and down. and closing a sentence is 2,000 VND, if you sell it, then sell it if you don’t sell it…”, the owner of the article shared.
Regarding the above information, on May 28, the People’s Committee of Luc Ngan district (Bac Giang) said that through capturing the information, leaders of the district People’s Committee directed the district police, functional branches and authorities of Phuong Son commune. organize the inspection, verification and strictly handle if violations of law are detected.
Through the process of working directly with the head of the household purchasing cloth, the householder signed a working record confirming that the information posted by the FB account about forcing the price of cloth to buy in the morning of May 27 down to 2,000 VND/kg is untrue.
At the same time, provide record books, track details of fabric purchases during the day for authentication. Through working, the local government also confirmed that the information about the price of lychee being forced down to 2,000 VND/kg is completely untrue.
Mr. La Van Nam – Chairman of Luc Ngan District People’s Committee also said that now this district has entered the harvest season a few early, in general, the consumption is going smoothly. For high-quality lychee produced according to VietGap and GlobalGap standards, granted a planting area code, the price is stable from 25,000-30,000 VND/kg.
Before that, on the morning of May 26, in Tan Yen district, Bac Giang province, a ceremony took place to export Tan Yen early lychee batches to the Japanese market.
Accordingly, about 20 tons of lychee were exported to Japan by Global Food Import-Export Joint Stock Company and Chanh Thu Fruit Import-Export Co., Ltd. on this occasion. This is the second year Bac Giang lychees are exported to Japan.
According to Mr. Tho, this year is difficult due to the Covid-19 epidemic, so Japanese experts cannot go to Vietnam to supervise the collection, fumigation and sterilization activities according to the prescribed standards.
However, your country has authorized the Plant Protection Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) to do this, so all export procedures to difficult markets like Japan are still guaranteed smoothly.
“All lychees exported to Japan are grown in a garden that is granted a planting area code by the Japanese side to meet the standards for export to Japan.
In terms of price, the purchase price of lychee exported to Japan at the garden is in the range of 22,000 – 30,000 VND/kg, equivalent to last year, about 7,000 – 10,000 VND/kg higher than the market price., a representative of Bac Giang Department of Industry and Trade added.
Facing the complicated situation of the COVID-19 epidemic, Bac Giang province has actively developed a plan for disease-free lychee production with many synchronous measures to help people.