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Vietnamese quarantine and plant health experts visited Chile recently to discuss a potential protocol for importing apples and cherries from the South American country. 

According to a release from the Chilean Fruit Exporters’ Association (ASOEX), representatives from the Vietnam’s Plant Protection Department (PPD) met with various officials including Chilean Agriculture Minister Antonio Walker.

The visit from March 9-16 also included inspections of fruit fields and packhouses.

Minister Walker said the meetings were very positive and he hoped they would yield positive fruits, making note of the bilateral benefits of trade.