A ship loaded with fruit from ASEAN countries arrived at Fangchenggang Port Monday, marking a new shipping route for transporting fruit, local authorities said Wednesday [22 March 2017]. The shipping route from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh to the port city of Fangchenggang in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is operated by four ships from China COSCO Shipping Corporation…Full Article: China Daily Mar 2017

Key Point

  • Located in Guangxi Region near Vietnam, Fangchenggang Port is considered a major transport hub for fruit. Shipping service between the port and Ho Chi Minh City currently runs once a week, but officials hope this will increase to twice or three times per week by the end of the year.

ChinaAg Comment

  • In December 2013, officials at Fangchenggang Port detected Cochlicella barbara snails in a 62,000 MT shipment of rapeseed/canola from Australia.

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