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Taiwan bans frozen sugar apples from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has extended a ban on the import of fresh sugar apples from China to cover the fruit in frozen form, reports said Tuesday (Jan. 18). China slapped a ban on pinea...

Taiwan sends honey oranges, pineapple sugar apples to Singapore for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is making up for a Chinese ban on its pineapple sugar apples imposed last year by exporting more of them as well as ponkan (Chinese honey oranges) to Singapore ahea...

WTO to review China's ban on Taiwanese fruit imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan New) — World Trade Organization (WTO) Communications Officer Fernando Puchol confirmed that Taiwan’s specific trade concern (STC) regarding China’s suspension of Taiwa...

Taiwan fresh fruit exports to China have dropped by half

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following bans and new regulations by Beijing, fresh fruit exports from Taiwan to China have fallen by half, and could drop further, Council of Agriculture Minister Chen C...

Taiwan to take China fruit ban to WTO in mid-October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will take China’s import ban on three types of Taiwan fruit to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a ruling in mid-October, the Council of Agriculture (COA...

Taiwan fruit exports to markets outside China rise by 137%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While China was slapping bans on Taiwanese fruits, ranging from pineapples to wax apples and custard apples, fruit exports to other markets surged by 137% during the first...

Taiwan president calls for national farm export marketing team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to promote Taiwan’s agriculture overseas, the country should set up a national farm export marketing team, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday (Sept...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung promotes its fruit in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guavas and other fruit from Kaohsiung went on sale in Singapore both online and at local supermarket outlets, reports said Wednesday (July 21). The city saw select, qua...

Taiwan ships 5,000 kg of bananas to Tokyo Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will ship 5,000 kilograms of bananas to the Tokyo Olympics for consumption at the athletes’ village, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Friday (July 16). ...

Taiwan lychees popular overseas despite COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lychees from Kaohsiung have succeeded in finding overseas markets despite the COVID-19 pandemic, reports said Thursday (May 27). A combination of transportation subsidi...

Inaugural 'Polish Apple Night' held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Polish Office in Taipei on Thursday (April 29) held its first “Polish Apple Night” to promote the central European country's apples in Taiwan and expan...

China may challenge Taiwan mango exports to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s ban on pineapples from Taiwan, it will start exporting mangoes to Japan in a fresh challenge to Taiwanese exports, reports said Thursday (April 1)....

Japan finds excess fungicides on Taiwanese bananas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just as Taiwan is intensifying its exports of pineapples to Japan following a ban by China, the Japanese ordered the removal of 750 boxes of Taiwanese bananas due to exces...

Taiwan diversifies fruit export markets away from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has sought to expand its fruit exports to more countries in a market diversification bid that aims to reduce its reliance on the Chinese market. Amid the fallout...

Taiwan president seeks to strengthen Singapore ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Singaporean representative to Taiwan, Simon Wong (黃偉權), on Monday (Dec. 2), prior to his leaving office, to express her gratitude for...