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Chinese exporters and importers are increasingly looking online. Perishables set to account for 7% of online sales of agrifood products

China still continues to increase its imports of fresh produce. Total imports reached US$ 641.91 million in May 2016, 2.3% more than for the same period last year.

After years of preparations, the first Dutch peppers will be exported to China mid July, said Paul Schriel, sales manager at Global Green Team, a Dutch fruit and vegetable trading company that operates worldwide.

After years of preparations, the first Dutch peppers will be exported to China mid July, said Paul Schriel, sales manager at Global Green Team, a Dutch fruit and vegetable trading company that oper

What exporters need to know about the Japanese retail food industry.

About 23% of household spending in Japan is on food. It's a country where tastes and preferences are heavily influenced by cultural, societal and environmental drivers.

Fepex said the signing of the protocol is of strategic importance for Spain’s stone fruit sector.

China and Spain this week signed a phytosanitary protocol opening the Chinese market to imports of Spanish plums, peaches, nectarines and saturn (flat) peaches.

A consignment of 1.2 tons of fresh cherries from Australia formed the first import into China under the China-Australia free trade agreement (FTA), signed last June and coming into effect on December 20, 2015.

The first import consignment under the China-Australia free trade agreement (FTA), signed last June, was granted entry into China on December 21,

A symbol of the recent change in North Korea is that tropical fruit and imported products, which used to be sold at stores only for high-ranking North Korean government officials or foreigners, are on sale all year in jangmadang (marketplaces) where commoners usually go to buy daily necessities.

A symbol of the recent change in North Korea is that tropical fruit and imported products, which used to be sold at stores only for high-ranking North Korean gov

December 2, 2015, the grand opening ceremony of Carrefour supply chain in China-North-West China distribution center is held in Wuqing Economic Development Area, Tianjin municipality

Carrefour has consolidated its supply chain in China with the December 2 grand opening of its North-West China distribution centre in the Tianjin municipality.

China is the world’s leading producer of apples, pears, and table grapes, and in MY 2015/16 expects apple production at 43 million tons, up 5% on the previous year, pear production up 6% to 19 million tons, and grape production up 9% to to 9.6 million tons.

China is the world’s leading producer of apples, pears, and table grapes, comprising roughly 55%, 77%, and 44% of total output respectively, and is expecting increased crops for each of these fruit

Apples are the most heavily consumed imported fruit in Taiwan, which has one of the world’s highest per capita consumption rates.

A new report by the USDA’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides valuable insights into the apple market in Taiwan.

Walmart China has launched the “100% Freshness guaranteed” campaign and is planning to open 100 more shops by 2016.

Walmart is so far the only international retail chain operating in China with its own nationwide logistics centre for perishables.

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