Cambodia to Export Bananas to China

Cambodia and China on Thursday [2 August 2018] signed a protocol of phytosanitary requirements that will make way for the exports of yellow bananas from Cambodia to China. The protocol was inked here between Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo under the presence of Cambodian

Banana Prices in China Dip Amid Oversupply

Currently bananas on the Chinese market come mainly from Guangxi autonomous region, Hainan province and Yunnan province. However, their harvest seasons vary: Hainan bananas come to the market before October, followed by Guangxi bananas, and Yunnan’s in December…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Dec 2016 Key Point China’s low banana prices are attributed to increased output (larger

China Lifts Partial Ban on Filipino Bananas

The Chinese government has lifted the ban on the import of bananas coming from the Philippines. During his courtesy call at the Department of Agriculture, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua said China would now accept bananas and pineapples from Philippine-based exporters…Full Article: Philstar Oct 2016 Key Points In September 2016, officials from China’s General Administration of

The Philippines is Unfazed By China’s Recent Deposal of 35 MT Banana Shipment

Malacañang said Sunday [27 March 2016] that the quantity of Philippine exported bananas that China destroyed was too small to affect the trade relations of the two countries. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said that based on the statement of Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal Jr., the 35 metric tons of bananas that Beijing destroyed on

Ecuador Confident Banana Exports to China Will Rise

The president of the Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador, Jorge Alex Serrano, said that Ecuadorian companies seek to become China’s leading banana suppliers, surpassing the Philippines, which is traditionally the largest exporter to this market. “We pursue to expand, establish relationships, do business and grow,” he said to Andes Serrano, member of the business

Southern Pilipino Banana Exporters Exploring other Markets Besides China

After losing millions in 2012, banana exporters in Mindanao are still clinging on to China, which has remained to be the biggest international market for Philippine cavendish today. Luciano Frederick Puyod III, vice president for agribusiness of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industries Inc. (DCCCII), said the stringent phytosanitary standards imposed on exporters