Sim Tze Tzin: No, China is not buying up all our durians


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 01 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Minister Sim Tze Tzin outlined a nightmare scenario for durian lovers here, saying that Malaysians will have none left to savour if demand for the "king of fruits" increases in China.

"We are producing 300,000 tonnes of durians a year and currently exporting 5.8%, or 17,000 tonnes to China.

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