Four Costa Rican companies successfully completed the delivery of the first 15,000 boxes of fresh pineapples to the People’s Republic of China…Full Article: Fresh Plaza July 2017

Key Point

  • Costa Rica’s pineapple exports took ~25 days to reach the Port of Shanghai.

ChinaAg Comment

  • From 2015 to 2016, Chinese (incl. Hong Kong) imports of pineapples increased from 99,283 MTs to 108,537 MTs, while equivalent values increased from USD 109.3 million to USD 113.8 million. Over the same period, Shanghai’s (top buyer) pineapple imports increased from 27,124 MTs to 31,584 MTs. Other major pineapple importers included Xiamen, Hong Kong, Tianjin, Guangzhou, and Dalian.

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