Last update: 11:00 | 28/04/2018
Salt harvesters in the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan are delighted by their recent bumper yields at the current high prices.
Ninh Hai district is a traditional salt harvesting area in Ninh Thuan province with a total area of around 562ha.
From the early months of the year, locals have basked in a period of high salt productivity thanks to the sunny weather.
Salt producers can harvest around 1 ton of salt from a 1,000sq.m evaporation pond every week.
Salt producers are busy harvesting salt from the Khanh Hoi evaporation pond.
The dried salt is ready for transport, it will then be processed, ready for sale.
Truong Minh Thi, a resident in Tri Hai commune, Ninh Hai district, is happy to say that this year has provided local people with a bumper crop at high prices.
The current price of salt is VND850-900 per kilo, double last year’s price.
Salt harvesters can earn about VND9 million from a 1-ha pond every week.
Ninh Thuan salt harvesters can make a good income from their traditional salt ponds.
Khanh Tuong salt evaporation pond in Tri Hai commune