Mekong Delta expects 150,000 additional tons from summer-fall rice crop

The Mekong Delta has so far reaped around 66% of its 1.57 million hectares of rice with a normal yield of 5.7 tons per hectare, up 100 kg contrasted with a year ago’s equivalent harvest, said Le Thanh Tung, delegate leader of the MARD’s Department of Crop Production.

The development is all that anyone could need to balance the falling yield of the previous summer-pre-winter gather, evaluated at around 50,000 tons, he included.

The collect of this current season’s whole rice territory is relied upon to be finished toward the beginning of September and to date, there has been no report on impacts of dry spell or saline interruption.

Tung noticed that the collect work of the mid year harvest time yield is being favored by low water and precipitation levels which represent no danger of flooding.

As the nation battles to verify orders for the grain in the second 50% of the year because of a drop popular from significant shippers, rice is being sold 200 VND per kg higher than the previous winter-spring crop however 1,000 – 1,200 VND per kg lower than the cost of a similar period a year ago.

This value gives ranchers an overall revenue of 30 percent which is still much lower than that of 2018.

To keep the current year’s yield steady or higher than a year ago, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have suggested the Mekong Delta urban communities and areas to grow the following pre winter crop by 4,000 hectares to around 750,000 hectares.

As indicated by the General Department of Customs, Vietnam’s rice fares arrived at 2.76 million tons in the initial five months of this current year, down 6.3 percent from a year sooner. The nation earned 1.18 billion USD worth of fares in the period, a decrease of 20.4 percent over a similar period a year ago.

Vietnamese rice items, the nation’s key fare thing, are transported to 150 nations and territories, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, terrain China, Cuba, Hong Kong, Singapore, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Mozambique.