In February of last year [2017], the Chinese market was opened for Chilean nectarines. The opening of the Asian giant meant an important change for local exporters in terms of distribution, due to that destination’s great purchase potential…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Jan 2018

Key Point

  • From January 2017 to November 2017, according to Odepa, Chilean nectarine exports (primarily white pulp) to China totaled more than 3,000 MTs. Over the same time period in 2016, Chile exported only 109 MTs.

ChinaAg Comments

  • In January 2019, as a result of ChAFTA, Chinese import tariffs on Australian apricots, nectarines, and plums, will drop to 0%. Import tariffs for Australian oranges will drop to 0% in January 2023.
  • In November 2017, it was reported that Australia was exporting nectarines to Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.
  • From 2015 to 2017, Hong Kong’s imports of Australian peaches and nectarines averaged ~3,900 MTs per year.
  • In May 2016, it was announced that Australia would reportedly begin exporting sweet nectarines to China in January 2017. In Australia, January harvested nectarines include the yellow nectarine varieties of Fire Sweet, Summer Bright, and Summer Fire, as well as the white nectarine varieties of Bright Pearl and Fire Pearl.

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