29 Oct '17, 1am

IN THE END, DURIANS NAJIB’S BIGGEST CONTRIBUTION TO THE ECONOMY: S’PORE & THAILAND… https://t.co/BXXB4aIotb

IN THE END, DURIANS NAJIB’S BIGGEST CONTRIBUTION TO THE ECONOMY: S’PORE & THAILAND JITTERY ABOUT KL’S GROWING DURIAN EXPORTS TO CHINA Politics | October 29, 2017 by | 0 Comments PETALING JAYA: As Malaysia’s durian exporters eye a potentially huge market in China on the heels of a “Durian King Festival” scheduled in Nanning city from Nov 3 to 5, traders in Thailand and Singapore are worried about the impact it would have on their businesses. The South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported today of concern in Singapore that prices of the fruit would be pushed up if China allows Malaysia to start sending durian shipments through its borders. It said retailers in the island republic would be forced to compete with wealthy Chinese buyers for the supply. Citing United Nations (UN) statistics, it said Singapore had last year imported 17,847 tonnes of durian, of which 93% was from Ma...

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