Chinese Imports of Burmese Watermelons, Mangos, and Muskmelons Remain Strong

A worker selects fruit for customer at the Thiri Mingalar wholesale market in Yangon, Myanmar, Sept. 6, 2017. About 95 percent of Myanmar’s fruit export has gone to China during the current fiscal year, making the country Myanmar’s main agricultural export market, official media reported Tuesday [5 September 2017]…Full Article: The Global Times Sept 2017

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

China Signs Deal to Purchase US$1.7 billion Worth of Agricultural Products from the Philippines

China on Wednesday [15 March 2017] signed deals committing it to buy US$1.7 billion worth of fruits and other agricultural products from the Philippines, the latest in a series of agreements in an era of cordial ties under President Rodrigo Duterte…Full Article: The Bangkok Post Mar 2017 Key Point Since Duterte’s visit to China in

Kenya Exports Mangoes to China

Kenya’s mango farmers will soon be able to export their produce to China to prevent a price slump amid abundant harvest, a chamber of commerce official said Saturday [25 February 2017]. Chairman of Kenya Chinese Chamber of Commerce Zhuo Wu said during the Chinese Mango Festival held in Nairobi that they will soon start exporting

Peru Exports Mangos, Blueberries, and Other Fresh Produce Via Air Freight to Shanghai

Peruvian mangos and blueberries have arrived in China on the maiden chartered cargo flight from Peru to Shanghai. The cargo flight is a symbolic achievement for bilateral trade as well as the broader strategic partnership between China and Peru…Full Article: China Daily Nov 2016 Key Point Peruvian blueberries and mangoes [as well as avocados, asparagus,

Tmall and Yiguo.com Hold Online Promotions for Ecuadorian Mangoes

For the first time in China, mango lovers will be able to purchase Ecuadorian mangoes online. The tropical fruit’s entry into the Chinese market was signaled by the November 15 launch of a big Ecuadorian mango promotion campaign between Ecuador and Chinese online shopping platforms Yiguo.com and Tmall in Shanghai…Full Article: The Global Times Nov

Egyptian Citrus Exports to China Rise in 2016

Egypt’s citrus exports to China increased by 30% in the first half (H1) of 2016, recording $24m, compared to $18.4m in 2015, according to plenipotentiary minister Mamdouh Salman, who is the Egyptian commissioner of the trade representation office in China’s capital Beijing…Full Article: Daily News Egypt Sept 2016 Key Point Egypt and China are expected

China to Send Agricultural Experts to the Ivory Coast in September 2016

Chinese experts are expected to arrive in Abidjan soon to reinforce agricultural cooperation between China and Cote d’Ivoire, and help modernize the latter’s agricultural sector, official sources have said. “China’s agriculture ministry will send in September about 30 Chinese with different expertise to evaluate national needs in domains such as cocoa, cashew nuts, rice, pineapples

Chinese Online Fruit Vendors Mull Boycotting Dried Mango from the Philippines over South China Sea Dispute

An increasing number of vendors who sell snacks imported from the Philippines on taobao.com, China’s largest online shopping platform under the domestic Internet titan Alibaba Group Holding, began to boycott the sales of Philippine imported snacks after The Hague tribunal ruled against China in the South China Sea award on Tuesday [12 July 2016]…Full Article: