Coronavirus concerns see China halt Vietnam’s US$1 billion dragon fruit trade

Published Sep 17 2021 at 5:55 AM GMT
  • China has suspended imports of dragon fruit from Vietnam following the detection of coronavirus, temporarily halting a US$1 billion market as Beijing continues its vigorous testing of inbound food shipments for virus risk.
  • Imports of the tropical fruit have been suspended for a week beginning on Wednesday, Vietnam’s trade ministry said on its website.
  • Authorities in China’s Guangxi region, bordering Vietnam, informed the ministry of the halt after the coronavirus was found on packaging and….



  • Published Sep 17, 2021 5:55 AM GMT