Record Trading Seen in Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange’s Apple Futures Contracts

In less than five months, China’s apple futures have fueled a “speculative boom” among investors, with the highest daily turnover reaching 616.3 billion yuan ($96.65 billion). Chang Qichao is an apple dealer in Lingbao, central China’s Henan province. He has paid close attention to the changes in the price of apple’s futures recently…Full Article: China

China Imposes Additional Tariffs on American Fruits, Nuts, Wine, and Pork

China suspended tariff concessions on 128 items of U.S. products including pork and fruits starting Monday [2 April 2018], according to the Ministry of Finance. The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council has decided to impose a tariff of 15 percent on 120 items of products imported from the United States including fruits and

Henan’s Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange Launches Futures Contracts for Apples

The world’s first apple futures contracts started trading on Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange in central China’s Henan Province Friday morning [22 December 2017]. China is the world largest apple grower and consumer, and its apple output and farms have been increasing over the past decade. In 2016, China had 2 million hectares of apple trees with

Japanese Toki Apples and Laotian Pineapples Enter the Chinese Market

This week, the import market is still recovering from the holidays. South East Asian and Southern Hemisphere fruit, like mangoes, oranges, blueberries and avocadoes, are mainly occupying the market. However, the Chinese import market has also welcomed some new products, namely Laotian pineapples…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Oct 2017 Key Points In general, the Chinese market

Heihe Exports of Fresh Produce to Russia’s Blagoveshchensk On the Rise

Heihe Port on the China-Russia border registered strong growth in fruit and vegetable exports to Russia in the first three quarters of this year, data from the port showed Monday [16 October 2017]. As of September, a total of 57,500 tonnes of fruits and vegetables were exported from China to Russia via the port, up

Qingdao Receives First Shipment of Polish Apples

Recently, Huangdao port [Qingdao, Shandong Province] ushered in the first batch of imported Polish apples, weighing about 54.4 tons, worth about 47,000 US dollars, divided into three varieties…Full Article: Fresh Plaza June 2017 ChinaAg Comments In November 2016, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) granted import approval to Polish apples. In

Poland Begins Exporting Apples to China

As Polish apples have different taste and look and are competitive both in the quality and price aspect, we have great hopes for export to China, Miroslaw Maliszewski, chairman of the Polish Orchardmen Association told Xinhua Monday [14 November 2016]. Following the Belt and Road Initiative such as the Chengdu-Lodz express cargo railway service and