China is an important importer and exporter of fresh fruit and vegetables. Advances in production, post-harvest handling, processing, logistical technologies, and increased levels of international investment as well as steady economic growth are contributing to China's dynamic fruit and vegetable market. This growth is making China an important location for exporters around the world.More >
In China, mobile e-commerce currently accounts for 51 percent of all online sales and will grow even faster. The global average is 35 percent. Private online consumption is projected to surge by 20 percent annually over the next five years, compared with 6 percent annual growth in offline retail sales.More >
Explore the differences between Chinese tier II and tier III cities in regards to consumer characteristics, distribution and cold chain infrastructure as well as within the fresh fruit markets.More >
Several governing bodies oversee imports into China: AQSIQ, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China; CIQ, China Inspection and Quarantine; CIQA, the China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association; and GACC, the General Administrations of Customs of the People's Republic of China.More >
China is the world’s largest e-commerce market and is rapidly growing. Fresh produce e-commerce sales are predicted to rise to $15 billion in 2017. For exporters, the cross-border B2C e-commerce channel is a type of e-commerce that allows for ease of entry via China’s Free Trade Zones with faster approval processes and a reduction in tax rates and tariffs. Chinese consumers also benefit from this channel with higher quality, fresher fresh produce.More >
This content is produced by M.Z. Marketing Communications, which was founded by PMA's China Market Development Representative, Mabel Zhuang.