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Pakistan faces climate challenges, mango production drops sharply, and exports to China are unsatisfactory

Published May 25, 2024

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Pakistan's mango production has been significantly impacted by climate change, with a decrease of 30-35% in Punjab and 20% in Sindh. The All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers, Merchants Association has set a target of exporting 100,000 tons of mangoes, but due to these impacts and other factors, this target may not be achieved. The mango industry faces challenges such as increased costs and competition, and the first official export to China in 2021 saw unsatisfactory results. The revised export target this year is 100,000 tons, but due to reduced production, the export path is full of difficulties.
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Pakistan's annual mango output is about 1.8 million tons, of which Punjab Province alone accounts for 70% of the total output, and Sindh Province accounts for 29%. Sheraz Maqsood, one of the largest fruit farmers in Punjab (Punjab), said that due to various reasons such as climate change, Mango production in Punjab has decreased by 30-35% this year, while in Sindh it has decreased by 20%. Pakistani mangoes have many varieties, good quality and good flavor. They are the most exported fruit from Pakistan. They are mainly exported to China, the United States, Turkey, Japan, Iran, Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Central Asian countries. Pakistani fruit and vegetable importers and exporters The All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers, Merchants Association has set a mango export target of 100,000 tons for this season, with an export value of approximately US$90 million, but they have stated that this target may not be achieved at all. The impacts ...
Source: Guojiguoshu
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