Slow imported fruit
As journalists noted at several local and traditional markets in Hanoi, fruit products from China such as apples, pears, super sweet tangerines, etc., are sold throughout the year, quite sluggish as prices are being pushed up.
Especially in Phung Khoang (Nam Tu Liem) market, the price of Chinese fruits “rises” rapidly such as apples selling for 60,000 – 70,000 VND/kg, pears selling for 45,000 – 70,000 VND/kg. 50,000 VND/kg, super sweet tangerines from 60,000 – 70,000 VND/kg.
The price of super sweet apples and tangerines at the Ha Dinh (Thanh Xuan) market ranges from 60,000-70,000 VND/kg. Photo: My Duyen
Meanwhile, when the price of gasoline has not been adjusted, the selling price of fruits from China is about 40% lower than the current price.
Ms. Hue (35 years) – a small trader at Phung Khoang market (Nam Tu Liem district) said that currently, the price of imported fruits has risen sharply and there is no sign of “cooling”, some clues are missing. stock. .
The Hue fruit stall in Phung Khoang (Nam Tu Liem) market is quite quiet because the prices of all imported fruits are “high”. Photo: My Duyen
Similarly, Nguyen Thi Hoa (40 years old) has been selling fruit for almost 10 years at the Nga Tu So market (Thanh Xuan district), but when the price of goods rises according to the price of gasoline, Ms. Hoa did not dare to raise the price.The price of fruit is too much, but accepted the “take profit” to retain customers.
Ms. Hoa said: “Nowadays, when I buy goods from wholesalers, the price also reaches 40,000 VND/kg apples, 30,000 VND/kg pears. Compared to when gas prices have not increased, the purchase price has doubled. have to import and sell more to ensure that I have goods for customers, but the profit is not much.”
Local fruit as cheap as cho
Although imported fruit is no stranger to stalls, at a time when many people have contracted COVID-19, local fruits are sold at very cheap prices.
For example melon, jackfruit, mango, pineapple… have the lowest selling price starting from 7,000 VND/kg.
The price of watermelon is only 7,000 VND/kg on Nguyen Xien Street (Thanh Tri). Photo: My Duyen
These fruits are not only in people’s markets, on supermarket shelves, but also along To Huu, Pham Hung, and Nguyen Xien streets… also sold in large quantities.
Looking at the actual sales, Ibu Hoa – a small trader at the Nga Tu So market emphasized: “Buyers prioritize choosing domestic fruits, especially pressed/squeezed fruits such as melons, oranges, and pineapples. Especially because watermelon and pineapple is in the main harvest, the price is very cheap.”
Signs “saving” jackfruit 10,000 VND/kg hung on Jalan To Huu (Nam Tu Liem). Photo: My Duyen
As a consumer who likes fruit juice, Ms. Lan Phuong (33 years, Ha Dinh, Thanh Xuan) said: “As long as there is no epidemic, I sometimes buy fruits from abroad such as apples, grapes, with prices ranging from 25,000 – 90,000 VND/kg, depending on the type, but Now, I hesitate to buy fruits according to my preferences. Juices derived from water for vitamin supplements, restore the body”.
As an adherent of Vietnamese agricultural products, Ms. Thuy (45 years, from Mo Lao, Ha Dong) is happy when watermelon, jackfruit, mango, pineapple… in prime season have a very cheap price.
“My whole family loves to eat watermelon. Now the melon price is cheap from 7,000 – 10,000 VND/kg, I buy it for my son to eat comfortably. Melon is grown by my relatives, so I feel safe to support”, Ms Thuy shared more.
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