Myanmar Mangos and avocados have attracted the attention of foreign buyers to the China-ASEAN exhibition held in Nanning, China last month, according to Myanmar fruits, flowers and associations of vegetable producers and exporters.
“We brought Myanmar avocado, mango, watermelon, cucumber, sweet cucumber, nuts, tea leaves and a variety of fruits and vegetables at the fair. Visitors were mainly interested in mango and avocado among all fruits and vegetables,” said Daw Nilar Aung, secretary of the association.
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The reason the guests expressed their interest in mangos and avocados was that the fruits were of good size, the quality and shape of Myanmar, she added.
During the exhibition came at least 30 Chinese fruit and vegetable trade company and discussed possibilities of importing fruit from Myanmar to China, according to U Soe Than Min Din, president of the association.
“The Chinese delegation is one of those companies that will come to Myanmar and discuss it with local growers this month,” he said.
Fourteen members of Myanmar, including farmers and traders attended the China-ASEAN Expo in 2016, according to the association.
“Myanmar fruit and vegetables are exported to China through the border gate, which is convenient in terms of transportation. Exhibitions like this are a great benefit to Myanmar exporters and farmers, as it will allow them to expand our market , not only in China but also in other countries in the ASEAN “U Soe Than Min Din said.