A pineapple farmer harvests his crop in Taiwan’s Pingtung county. A Chinese ban has sparked a flood of patriotic pineapple buying and forced restaurants to come up with inventive new menu choices, but raised questions about Taipei’s overwhelming economic reliance on its giant neighbour. Photo: AFP
A pineapple farmer harvests his crop in Taiwan’s Pingtung county. A Chinese ban has sparked a flood of patriotic pineapple buying and forced restaurants to come up with inventive new menu choices, but raised questions about Taipei’s overwhelming economic reliance on its giant neighbour. Photo: AFP
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Letters | Who wins in Chinese ban on Taiwan pineapples

  • As with China’s trade action against Australian wine, the mainland’s ban on Taiwanese pineapples has inspired international cooperation, setting Taiwan on the path to export diversification