Shenzhen is Largest Fresh Fruit Importer in Mainland China

Shenzhen, a southeast China metropolis that borders Hong Kong, imported the largest amount of fruit nationwide in 2017 with a share of over 40 percent. The Shenzhen port imported 1.08 million tonnes of fruit last year, an annual increase of 5.68 percent, Shenzhen Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau said Thursday…Full Article: Xinhua Feb 2018 Key

Chinese Demand for Burmese, Thai, and Vietnamese Fruits Grows

China’s fruit imports have been growing rapidly in the past few years, thanks partly to the nation’s growing middle class population and the emergence of a new generation of consumers willing to spend more on healthy food, and the trend has huge economic implications for China’s fruit-exporting neighbors, experts said. The comments came after the

‘Malaysia in Shanghai’ Program to Help Promote Malaysian Food Exports to the Mainland

Durian, coffee and bird’s nest – those are the three most popular Malaysian products that the Chinese are eyeing. Other products well received during the Food, Hotel, Catering China expo at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre were confectioneries, food sauces and pastes…Full Article: The Star Online Post Nov 2016 Key Point From January to

China Has Emerged as Malaysia’s Largest Importer of Durian Paste

Durian farmers should further improve the quality of their fruit following its growing commercial export and stronger demand for the fruit. Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) director-general Datuk Ahmad Ishak said the initiatives of the government and food manufacturers in diversifying the use of durian have attracted more lovers of the fruit especially in Asia.

China’s Fruit Exporters Lost Market Share in Vietnam Due in Part to Oil Rig Dispute

Thailand has surpassed China to become the largest exporter of vegetables and fruits into Vietnam via official channels. Official statistics show that by the end of September, imports of vegetables and fruits from Thailand valued at more than US$135 million, compared with nearly $100 million from China…Full Article: Thanh Nien News Nov 2014 Key Points