Competition from frozen Malaysian durian puts Thai exports in prickly situation


BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): Sales of Thai durian have come under pressure from fierce competition after China recently signed an agreement with Malaysia allowing the import of frozen durian, the Thai Durian Association posted on its Facebook page.

“Currently, China allows imports of fresh durian from Thailand only, but now frozen durian can either come from Thailand or Malaysia, which will become our competitor in the market for the king of fruits,” it said on Tuesday.

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