Update: 15:20 | 12/06/2019
(BGO) – Due to the recent hot days, most of the farmers in the northern province of Bac Giang have to wake up early to harvest the lychees then pack and transport them to the purchasing points.
Tran Van Hanh in Giap Son commune (Luc Ngan district) said on June 11 his family started harvesting the lychee from 4 am till 7 am then he loaded 300 kilograms of lychees to the weighting points on the national road No.31.
Hanoi customers seek to buy Luc Ngan lychees.
At that time, the tradesmen paid him 48,000 VND (2.06 USD) per kilogram, thus he earned 15 million VND (644 USD) for a batch of lychee.
The statistic showed that as of June 11, the province sold nearly 56,000 tonnes of lychee, including over 19,000 tonnes of main season fruits. There was almost no more early ripen lychees.
The fruit still enjoys stable high price of 35,000 – 50,000 VND per kilogram. The crossbred lychee is sold at 45,000 – 60,000 VND per kilogram. The ice is sold out with the price of 35 – 50,000 VND per bar due to the hot weather.