Tongan exporter aims to meet Chinese order for hundreds of tonnes of squash

Neongo e maumau ‘a e saikolone ko Kita’ ka ‘oku tui ‘a e Nishi Trading ‘e ma’u pe toni hina ia ‘e 600 – 700 ‘oku fiema’u mai mei Siaina’. Mahino mei ha lipooti mei Tonga ‘e lava ke tauhi hono hū atu ‘o e hina’ ki Siaina ‘i ha ta’u hohoko ‘e tolu.

Despite damage caused by Cyclone Gita, Tongan exporter Nishi Trading believes it will meet a 600-700 tonne order from China. According to local press reports, projections for squash exports to China showed a steady increase over a three year period. A trial shipment of 24 tonnes was sent in 2016, with 248 metric tonnes shipped…


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