CNY Mandarin oranges to be dearer by 10% to 20% due to shortage

Juicy delight: (From left) Sunshine Wholesale Mart Sdn Bhd advertising and promotion manager Cynthia Loo, purchasing manager Oung Kim Choo, Yee and business development director Lilian Kee with the first batch of oranges.

THE lokam (mandarin oranges) for the coming Chinese New Year will be dearer by 10% to 15% owing to a shortage of supply from China.

Sunshine Wholesale Mart Sdn Bhd retail operations director Yee Kam Ming said production had decreased by 30% because of a smaller crop when compared with that of last year.

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