Durian Investment

China Demands Premium Musang King Durian

MALAYSIANS will not have any durian to savour if all of the fruits are exported to China, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Minister Sim Tze Tzin. “We are producing 300,000 tonnes of durians a year while we are currently exporting 5.8%, or 17,000 tonnes to China. “On comparison, Thailand exports 300,000 tonnes a year “And if China has the same demand for durians from Malaysia, there will be none left here,” he said in ministerial reply on issues raised during debates on the mid-term review of the 11th Malaysia Plan. However, he gave the assurance that there is adequate supply of [...]

China Buying up Musang King Durian Plantations

Malaysia’s Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Minister Sim Tze Tzin has refuted a nightmare scenario for his durian loving countrymen, that claimed that Malaysians will have no Musang King durians left if demand for the 'king of fruits' increases in China. "We are producing 300,000 tons of durians a year, currently exporting 5.8% -or 17,000 tons- to China. In comparison, Thailand exports 300,000 tons a year and if China has the same demand for Musang King durian from Malaysia, there will be none left here," he said. However, he assured the people that there is an adequate supply of durians for locals, [...]

Musang King Durian Demand in China

The Demand for Malaysian Musang King durians soars in China. It signals the imminent arrival of opportunities and potential challenges to durian farmers. Last November, 165,000 Chinese citizens arrived at a festival in Nanning to get their hands on a premium Musang King durians. These people were not waiting excitedly for the new iPhone or the latest gadget. They were hoping to try the Malaysian Musang King durian. The thorny fruit has soared in popularity across China. Imports of durians into China reached US$1.1 billion in 2016. China’s durian imports have tripled in the last ten years and are currently climbing [...]

China’s Demand for Musang King Durian not affected by Covid-19

According to the Plantations International's Market Dynamics Research Team  (MDR), the demand for Malaysian Musang King durians on the Chinese market remains as robust as ever. Even though the spread of the novel coronavirus has interrupted supply chains to various degrees, lets not confuse supply chains with market demand. The overall all market demand for Malaysian Musang King durians in the Peoples Republic of China market place is as strong as ever and many Chinese buyers where rushing to pre-order Musang King durians to get ahead of any potential short term supply issues that the epidemic may cause. A large number [...]

Health Benefits of Musang King Durian

Health Benefits of Musang King Durian ~   Although aptly nicknamed as the “king of fruits” in its native Malaysia , The Musang King Duran is truly a unique tropical fruit. But did you know that if you get past its hard exterior and strong odor, it actually has various health benefits to offer?   Here’s a look at what the “king of fruits” can provide to the human body:   It has numerous nutrients, especially compared to other fruits. One cup of its pulp can give around 357 grams of calories, 13 grams of fat, 9 grams of fiber and [...]