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Ban lifted on longan fruit to China over mealybugs


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After a ban implemented on August 13, China has now agreed to let longan fruit exports back into their country. The ban from last week was the result of mealybugs being found to have contaminated longan shipments from Thailand. The Commerce Ministry confirmed that the Chinese government has now allowed 56 specific sorting and packaging facilities to export to China based on their record of low infestations of mealybugs or other pests. The infestation issue had been ongoing since March when the first 9 companies had been originally banned over similar issues. In total 75 longan processing and exporting facilities […]

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2 minutes ago, D2B2 said:

Well that may explain the latest order of vast quantities of Sinovac this week

Yes of course. Obviously that's how international trade works.

'We'll swap a bunch of fruit for a pallet of vaccine. Done! Bugger the infection rates.'


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