Durian exports of Thailand increased by more than 70% in the first half of the year, and China was the largest export market

China News Agency, Bangkok, August 11 the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand announced on August 11 that the total export value of fresh durian in the first half of this year reached 1.411 billion US dollars, an increase of 73% over the same period last year. In the first half of the year, Thailand exported 1.022 billion US dollars of durian to the mainland market of China, a sharp increase of 140% over the same period of last year, and 207 million US dollars of durian to Hong Kong, a year-on-year increase of 34%, an official from the Ministry of Commerce said. < p > < p > driven by the strong market demand in China, durian production areas in Thailand have expanded the planting area. This year, the yield of durian has increased significantly, and the price has also risen.