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China prohibits the import of more fruits from Taiwan

Published Sep 22, 2021

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China will ban the import of Taiwanese cap fruit and sugar apples, Taiwanese Agriculture Minister Chen Chi-chung confirmed on Sunday. They are the next fruit, after pineapples, whose import from Taiwan to China will be banned by the government in Beijing. President Caj Ing-wen strongly criticized this move and announced that farmers would receive justice.

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The PRC regulation banning the import of two Taiwanese fruit, a cap and a sugar apple, is expected to enter into force on Monday. The Taiwanese side was informed about the ban just a day before it was introduced. As the President of Taiwan pointed out, taking such a step without proper warning is a serious violation of international trade laws. President Caj also compared the decision to the PRC's imposition of high tariffs on Australian wines or Lithuanian agricultural products, suggesting Beijing's political motives. In November last year, China imposed high anti-dumping duties on wine imported from Australia. The government in Canberra linked these actions with the growing diplomatic and political dispute between the two countries. In recent weeks, China has also suspended permits to import some products from Lithuania after the government in Vilnius announced that it plans to open its own facility in Taiwan and Taiwan of its own in Lithuania. Read also: China wants to be a ...
Source: SwiatRolnika
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