HANOI, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam saw a sharp increase of over 218 percent in fruit and vegetable exports to China in the first half of 2016, according to Vietnam General Department of Customs on Monday.
During the period, Vietnam sold some 803.808 million U.S. dollars worth of fruits and vegetables to China.
China remained the biggest importer of Vietnamese fruits and vegetables, accounting for nearly 70 percent of Vietnam's total market share in the six-month period.
Vietnam's watermelon, dragon fruit and longan are among major exported fruits to China.
During the six-month period, Vietnam posted some 1.16 billion U.S. dollars in revenue of exports of fruits and vegetables to world market, up 31.22 percent year-on-year.
According to Vietnam's Association of Fruits and Vegetables, Vietnamese fruits and vegetables have been presented in some 40 countries and territories worldwide.