The American Food Industry Association proposed to prioritize the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the workforce, agricultural production and food processing workers in Vietnam, especially the cashew industry.
On August 4, the American Food Industry Association (AFI) sent an official dispatch to the Government of Vietnam, proposing to prioritize the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the workforce, agricultural workers and workers. food processing in Vietnam, especially the cashew industry.
Accordingly, the letter reads: “The US market accounts for nearly a third of Vietnam’s total $3.5 billion in annual cashew exports, and keeping the supply stable is the key to ensuring the continued growth.
We ask the Government of Vietnam to support Vinacas in implementing vaccination against COVID-19 and other solutions related to COVID-19 to help Vietnam maintain its leading position in the industry, a position A mind that, if lost, can never be regained.
Recently, the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) has also sent an urgent dispatch to forward the above content of AFI to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
Vinacas said that over the past time, the COVID-19 pandemic has had complicated developments, heavily affecting the operations of businesses in general and the cashew industry in particular; This has a great impact on the supply of Vietnamese cashew kernels to the world market in general and the US market in particular. The risk of disruption to Vietnam’s cashew kernel supply.
“We earnestly request the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Health and related sectors to consider and allow employees in the member enterprises of the Vietnam Cashew Association and businesses in the cashew industry to be given priority to vaccinate against the virus. COVID-19”, suggested Vinacas.