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

Chinese Imports of Avocados, Citrus, Blueberries, and Bananas Showing Healthy Growth

Longstanding fears over food safety standards on the mainland – including frequent reports of residue left on domestic fruit after the excessive use of pesticides and swelling and ripening agents – have led to a craze among China’s growing middle class for imported prime fruits in recent years. Avocados shipped in from Mexico were now

Chinese-Funded Agricultural Center in Tanzania Training Technicians and Local Farmers

The Demonstration Centre of China Agriculture Technology in Tanzania has been working effectively in promoting Tanzania’s agricultural production, a Chinese agriculture expert said. In three years’ technical cooperation since 2012, the demonstration centre has trained 1,100 Tanzanians, including agricultural officials, technicians and local farmers, with advanced agricultural technology through training courses, said Prof. Chen Hualin,

Cambodia to Supply China with Corn, Soybeans, Mangoes, and Bananas

China will increase its agricultural imports from Cambodia to include bananas, mango and soybeans, having already signed a food safety and health protocol for the import of corn last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Agriculture Minister Ouk Rabun, speaking at an annual review meeting on last Wednesday [8 April 2015],