Chilean Agriculture Minister Carlos Furche announced on Tuesday [25 October 2016] that his country has signed a deal with China to export nectarines to the Asian country. “It is very good news for our nectarine producers,” declared Furche at a press conference in the southern U.S. city of Miami, where he is attending the Chile Week, according to news reaching here…Full Article: ECNS.cn Oct 2016

Key Point

  • In late November/early December 2016, Chile will export its first shipment of nectarines to China after three years of negotiations.

ChinaAg Comments

  • In January 2019, as a result of ChAFTA, Chinese import tariffs on Australian nectarines will drop to 0%.
  • In January 2017, Australia will reportedly begin exporting sweet nectarines to China.

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