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Sunripe Flags Off First Cargo Of Fresh Avocados To China

To maintain compliance with the standards for the China market, KEPHIS is still conducting audits of farms, packhouses, and fumigation facilities interested in exporting fresh avocado to China. Farms and facilities that comply should also be submitted to GACC for approval.

Following the early January 2022 signing of two treaties to promote bilateral commerce, specifically the sale of avocados and aquatic products from Kenya to China by Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya and Chinese Ambassador Zhou Pingjian, the export of fresh avocados to China has begun.

Kenya is also preparing to sell black tea to the enormous Chinese market in response to the growing demand generated by the leaf.

According to Kenya’s ambassador-designate to Beijing, Muthoni Gichohi, Kenyan tea is one of the most popular in the East Asian nation, with black tea markets rising due to increased consumption. Some of Kenya’s tea manufacturers have begun collaborating with Chinese marketers …

Iqbal revealed that the South Asian country has been importing tea on credit, putting pressure on its economy, which faces a high inflation rate.

CNN reported that he urged his fellow citizens to consider reducing their drink intake by one or two cups daily.
“I appeal to the nation to cut down the consumption of tea by one to two cups because we import tea on loan,” the senior government official said.

The minister urged Pakistanis to avoid all products the country does not produce independently. The Observatory of Economic Complexity (OEC) noted that Pakistan was the largest importer of tea in the world in 2020.…