"NAM ROI" POMELO, LIME, COPRA PRICES ARE GETTING HIGHER AND HIGHERUpdate: 3/25/2013
Copra price in Mekong Delta constantly has continuously increased for the last month and it's giving a sign of scarcity.
In Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long, Tien Giang province, traders are buying copras for 72,000 - 80,000 VND / dozen, those prices increases twice as much as that before Tet Hoilday. It's forecasted that copra price will rise high in coming time.
On 23 - 3, traders in Soc Trang, Vinh Long province ... purchase Nam Roi pomelos type 1 with prices about 24,000 - 25,000 VND / kg; type 2 with prices about 18,000 - 20,000 VND/ kg ... This is a very high price so it's ensured that farmers will win this seaason; however grapefruit yield is very less now due to this reverse season.
The price of limes are also at a record high of 20,000 - 25,000 VND / kg, higher 10,000 VND / kg compared to the time before Lunar New Year 2013.