Dragon was brought and grown in Viet Nam by French over 100 years, however they were taken into production since 1980. Vietnam is the largest country in Southeast Asia producing Dragon convergently with commercial scale, with more than 35,000 ha area
2015 is a good year for Vietnamese fruit exports- notably lychees, star apple, dragon fruit and longan to the USA, Australia, the Republic of Korea and New Zealand. Over this first trimester fruit and vegetable exports reached $370 million, increasing by 33% in a year.
Vietnam became the first country to export dragon fruits to New Zealand after the two countries signed a program on May 28 2014 to set out procedures to ensure biosecurity and health requirements of the fruit.
Dragon fruit has become a phenomenon that causes fever in India, with the volume of imports increased by nearly 20 times in the past two months has reduced the wholesale price of 350 rupees / kg to 100 rupees / kg. Most dragon - also known as Pitaya - imported into India from Vietnam, while domestic manufacturers also began to rise.