After a long time lying at the bottom, in recent days the price of dragon fruit in Binh Thuan province and the price of chili in the Central region continued to increase sharply.
This morning, April 6, gardeners growing chili peppers in An Khe, Phu My (Binh Dinh) areas said that the price of chili peppers within a day has risen to over 40,000 VND/kg, and some traders buy up to 50,000 VND /kg in some places. kg, in some places there was a situation where traders scrambled to buy. This is a rather high increase after a long time the price of chili is below 10,000 VND/kg.
Chili prices in some other provinces such as Dak Lak, Gia Lai, Vinh Long, and Dong Thap are also increasing to 25,000 – 35,000 VND/kg. The sharp increase in prices gives many growers an incentive to keep reinvesting.
The price of dragon fruit in Binh Thuan is also increasing rapidly. This morning, April 6, many traders continued to look for export goods of white flesh dragon fruit priced at 9,000 – 10,000 VND/kg, red flesh dragon fruit priced at 14,000 – 15,000 VND/kg.
On some online sales websites in China , the price of Vietnamese dragon fruit is ranging from 29 yuan to 79 yuan. Type 79 yuan (about 130,000 – 150,000 VND/kg) is placed in a box, each box has 6 fruits, each fruit weighs 300 – 350 g. The demand for dragon fruit in China is still very large, but the import stage faces difficulties due to the epidemic and new control regulations from the management agency.
Although still importing a lot of dragon fruit, the area of this tree in China is also increasing rapidly. In 2020, the area of dragon fruit growing in China will reach 35,555 hectares (equivalent to the area of dragon fruit in Vietnam), by the end of 2021 it will be 40,000 hectares, mainly in Guangxi and Guangdong provinces.