Japanese Toki Apples and Laotian Pineapples Enter the Chinese Market

This week, the import market is still recovering from the holidays. South East Asian and Southern Hemisphere fruit, like mangoes, oranges, blueberries and avocadoes, are mainly occupying the market. However, the Chinese import market has also welcomed some new products, namely Laotian pineapples…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Oct 2017 Key Points In general, the Chinese market

Qingdao Receives First Shipment of Polish Apples

Recently, Huangdao port [Qingdao, Shandong Province] ushered in the first batch of imported Polish apples, weighing about 54.4 tons, worth about 47,000 US dollars, divided into three varieties…Full Article: Fresh Plaza June 2017 ChinaAg Comments In November 2016, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) granted import approval to Polish apples. In

Poland Begins Exporting Apples to China

As Polish apples have different taste and look and are competitive both in the quality and price aspect, we have great hopes for export to China, Miroslaw Maliszewski, chairman of the Polish Orchardmen Association told Xinhua Monday [14 November 2016]. Following the Belt and Road Initiative such as the Chengdu-Lodz express cargo railway service and

Farmers in Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, Upset over Flood of Cheap Apples and Smuggled Garlic from China

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda met Union Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitaraman on Thursday [9 July 2015] and discussed ways of protecting farmers of Himachal Pradesh who are up against cheap Chinese apples and garlic. He said the Chinese apples with low import tariff and garlic with zero duty were being dumped in

China Lifts Two Year Ban on Washington Apples

After over two years without direct access to China for Washington Red and Golden Delicious apples, the U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) officially announced reinstatement of market access, effective immediately. Shipments of Washington apples to the Asian country stopped in August 2012 when the Chinese government refused to issue import permits to