The first shipment of Pakistani mangoes of this season has arrived in Kunming, China, Gwadar Pro reported on Sunday.
As per Adnan Hafeez, General Secretary of the Pakistan Chamber of Commerce in China (PCCIC) and Director of Imperial Ventures (Pvt), the first batch of Sindhri mangoes landed at the Kunming airport with a total volume of 2.3 tons.
“We have prepared almost 3 tons but due to our strict sorting standards, exported only 2.3 tons in the shipment, “ he added.
He noted, part of the first shipment will be distributed to Chinese wholesalers and retailers as samples.
Pakistan mangoes, considered the king of fruits in the country, have a growing presence in the international market and have made several forays into the Chinese market.
In 2021, Pakistan exported 37.4 tons of mangoes to China, as per the General Administration of Customs of China.