Chilean authorities have granted permission for Việt Nam to ship pomelo to the Latin American market, according to Minister of Agriculture of Chile Antonio Walker.

The Chilean official revealed the information while hosting a reception for Vietnamese Ambassador to Chile Nguyễn Ngọc Sơn to discuss measures bolstering the bilateral relations in agriculture.

During the reception, Walker spoke highly of Việt Nam’s dynamic economic development, voicing his gratitude to the country for opening its door to Chile’s cherry.

The Chilean government hopes to expand cooperation with Việt Nam in agriculture, not only in opening markets for farm produce but also in agricultural production and rural development, he added.

For his part, Sơn said that the Vietnamese government hopes to strengthen agricultural cooperation with Chile, an important partner of Việt Nam in Latin America, especially in the application of science-technology in clean agriculture, climate change adaptation and mitigation of natural disasters, and forest management and exploitation, along with further collaboration in multilateral mechanisms to which the two countries are signatories, including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). — VNS

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