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The US is the main supplier of apples in Taiwan

Fresh Apple
Fruits
Taiwan
Market & Price Trends
Published Nov 16, 2023

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Apple imports from Taiwan in the 2022/23 campaign were 131,252 MT and are forecasted to slightly decrease to 130,000 MT for the 2023/24 campaign. While the United States is the largest supplier of apples, Japan, New Zealand, and Chile are gaining market share due to factors such as tariff-free access and consumer preference. Taiwan's domestic apple production is small-scale, accounting for only one percent of total consumption. In the upcoming campaign, total apple consumption in Taiwan is expected to decrease slightly, and both US and New Zealand apple prices are expected to rise, though New Zealand's longer supply season may increase demand.
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Apple imports from Taiwan in the 2022/23 campaign were 131,252 MT and are forecast at 130,000 MT for the 2023/24 campaign. The United States remains the largest supplier of apples by volume, but the market share of Japan, New Zealand and Chile follow closely behind. New Zealand's tariff-free access and Japan's high reputation among consumers are gradually eroding the market share of the United States and Chile, the USDA says in its latest report. Taiwan's domestic apple production of 1,406 tonnes remains small-scale, accounting for one percent of total consumption. For the 2023/24 campaign, total apple consumption in Taiwan is expected to decrease slightly to 131,350 MT, as supply from the United States and New Zealand decreases. US apple prices are expected to remain relatively high due to weather issues and strong domestic demand. Taiwan is one of the main export destinations for New Zealand apples. The price of those apples is also expected to rise although the supply is still ...
Source: MXfruit
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