This was the first batch of mango export under a contract signed between Loc Hung agricultural cooperative in Co Do district and Vina T&T Company.

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Le Chi Phuong, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Co Do district, acknowledged that the exports have helped motivate mango farmers to actively learn scientific and technical knowledge, and new regulations of domestic and foreign markets in order to improve product quality and design to better meet requirements of market, contributing to increasing the value of the locality’s mango while helping increase income and stabilize people's lives.

In the coming time, the district hopes it can access to support policies and programs for farmers in linkage process, new regulations, techniques, good programs from central agencies and Can Tho city to help local farmers develop and export more local agricultural products.

Can Tho city currently has 3,376 hectares under mangoes, with output estimated at 17,500 tons.

According to data from the Department of Crop Production, Vietnam had about 115,000 hectares of mango with an output of around 1 million tons a year. Currently, Vietnam is the 13th largest mango producer in the world. The advantage of Vietnamese mango is that it is harvested all year round, with the peak from March to July.

Source: VNA