Chinese consumers bought US$108 billion worth of imported produce in 2020, with that number set to grow for 2021 as imports jumped nearly 30 per cent year-on-year in the first three quarters. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese consumers bought US$108 billion worth of imported produce in 2020, with that number set to grow for 2021 as imports jumped nearly 30 per cent year-on-year in the first three quarters. Photo: EPA-EFE
China trade

China’s food ‘import curtain’ set to fall, foreign firms braced for impact of new law

  • China’s new food import law takes effect from Saturday, with all producers of food shipped to China now having to register with the customs authority
  • Chinese consumers bought US$108 billion worth of imported produce in 2020, with that number set to grow for 2021

Topic |   China trade
Chinese consumers bought US$108 billion worth of imported produce in 2020, with that number set to grow for 2021 as imports jumped nearly 30 per cent year-on-year in the first three quarters. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese consumers bought US$108 billion worth of imported produce in 2020, with that number set to grow for 2021 as imports jumped nearly 30 per cent year-on-year in the first three quarters. Photo: EPA-EFE
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