Watermelon prices sharply decrease

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 08:19

Duc Linh District has over 200 hectares of watermelons. — Photo VNA

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — Watermelon farmers in Duc Linh District, coastal central province of Binh Thuan, worry about watermelon prices during the Tet festival, which sometimes fall.

The price of Hac My Nhan watermelon in the field are now selling for VND1,800 to VND2,000 per kg, having dropped nearly VND3,000 per kg from the beginning of the season. Last year, Hac My Nhan watermelon was sold at an average price of VND5,000 per kg to VND10,000 per kg.

Duc Linh District has over 200 hectares of watermelons, concentrated mainly in Me Pu, Vo Xu, Sung Nhon communes.— VNS

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