Chinese fruit imports

Chilean fruit exports to China decimated

Chilean fruit exports to China decimated

Published on Feb 18th, 2020

 

Chile’s fruit exporters association (ASOEX) has estimated the losses to the country’s exports to China at close to US$100 million. This news was announced at the second meeting of the public-private table where the effects of the coronavirus on Chilean exports to China were analysed. The meeting included chaired the Minister of Foreign Relations, Rodrigo Yañez and the President of the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX), Ronald Bown Fernández.

Ele.me ensures Chilean cherries are at heart of Chinese New Year Celebrations

Ele.me ensures Chilean cherries are at heart of Chinese New Year Celebrations

Published on Feb 13th, 2020

Chilean cherries played a prominent part in the recent Chinese New Year celebrations, as red is the traditional colour of the festival and the peak sales period for Chilean cherries in China. The Cherry Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) teamed up with food delivery service Ele.me to hold the Harvest Your Red Moment and Deliver Happiness Together 2020 Chilean Cherry x Ele.me Spring Shopping Festival Launch Ceremony. 

China opens its door to more imports

China opens its door to more imports

Published on Nov 30th, 2016

According to UN statistics, in recent years China’s imports of fresh fruit and vegetables have exceeded its exports, a trend that continued in the first half of this year. In 2015, China’s tropical fruit imports reached 2.9 million tons, up 8% yoy, and fruit imports from temperate regions climbed 33% to 0.75 million tons.

Thailand was again the biggest fruit exporter to China in 2015 – its 1.7 million tons accounting for 57% of the total volume – followed by the Philippines and Ecuador. The latter two being big exporters of bananas.

Chilean cherries top Alibaba's fresh produce sales on Singles' Day in China

Chilean cherries top Alibaba's fresh produce sales on Singles' Day in China

Published on Nov 16th, 2016

Chilean cherries have once again played a big role in Alibaba’s sales on Singles' Day in China.

The e-commerce giant made a record RMB 120.7 billion (USD 17.8 billion) in gross merchandise volume during the shopping festival, celebrated on November 11.

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