China: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

China’s marketing year (MY) 2019/20 production of deciduous fruit, especially apples and pears, is expected to rebound sharply from the previous year’s low levels. While production gains will boost the country’s fruit exports, apple, pear, and table grape imports will continue to grow given strong demand for high quality products. However, U.S. fruit exports will decrease following the additional tariffs on almost all U.S. agricultural products. The country’s production of apples, pears, and table grapes are forecast at 41 million metric tons (MMT), 17 MMT and 10.8 MMT, respectively, in MY 2019/20.

China: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual