Trump trade winds blow Egyptian oranges to Shanghai stalls


Fruit distributor Sunmoon Food Co is shipping navel oranges from Egypt, kiwis from Italy and apples from Poland into China for the first time ever. The produce will fill the gap created when the Asian nation slapped tariffs on US fruit as part of the escalating trade war between the Xi Jinping and Donald Trump administrations. (Picture shows Chinese navel oranges being sold in Malaysia. - The Star filepic)

SINGAPORE: Escalating global trade tensions are giving Chinese fruit stalls a little more of an international flavour.

Fruit distributor Sunmoon Food Co is shipping navel oranges from Egypt, kiwis from Italy and apples from Poland into China for the first time ever. The produce will fill the gap created when the Asian nation slapped tariffs on US fruit as part of the escalating trade war between the Xi Jinping and Donald Trump administrations.

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