Orange export bonanza as value of citrus into China surges

THE value of Australian oranges into China rose 42 per cent in the 2016-17 financial year as overall export returns for the fruit grew by 11 per cent.

The figures were disclosed in the annual Rural Bank Australian Agriculture Trade Performance report on Monday.

Rural Bank’s Ag Answers senior analyst Matt Ough said the rising interest in “eating healthy” was behind the surge in export of oranges to China.

“China’s middle class has a real desire to eat healthy food,” he said.

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