Durians stay popular in China

In high demand: A customer inspecting durians on sale at a stall in Petaling Jaya. According to Shi, the Malaysian durian is also popular in China.

KUALA LUMPUR: With the Covid-19 pandemic waning in both China and Malaysia, durian exports to the Middle Kingdom is expected to rise again, driven by strong demand and consumption.

Commercial Counsellor at the China Embassy in Malaysia Shi Ziming said interest from Chinese consumers in the fruit had not waned, although the supply chain for Malaysian durians was affected early this year.

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