The Tianjin Inspection and Quarantine Bureau is to strengthen the measures it takes to inspect and quarantine imported fruit. The steps are to ensure more stringent levels of fruit quality and safety. China’s northern port of Tianjin is the country’s second largest port, with 16.6 million tons of fruit passing through in 2016.
Increased volumes at Port of Shenzhen
During the September 21th – 28th holiday week, Hong Kong saw a substantial increase in volumes arriving via the Port of Shenzhen, with 7,527 tons of fruit recorded. This constitutes an increase of 91% on the previous week’s level. It is reported that nearly 80% of Hong Kong’s fruit arrives via the Port of Shenzhen.