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APEDA invites exporters’ participation in promotion of mangoes in China
May 20, 2019

APEDA has invited exporters for participation in the mango promotion programmes its plans to organise (in association with the Indian embassy in China) in the Chinese cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou over a seven-day period between June 3 and 9, 2019 (as stated in a circular issued by it). The authority sees China as a potential untapped market for export of the fruit.
A two-day progamme would be organised in each place. The programme at all the locations will have buyer-seller meets and in-store promotions at reputed stores being tied up by doing wet sampling of mangoes. The mangoes to be used for wet sampling would be sent by participating exporters to the Indian embassy as per the quantity decided by APEDA, the notice read.
Mangoes to be sent to the Indian embassy would have a label of diplomatic bag with the required protocol and labels as mentioned in the India-China Protocol, it added, stating that the interested mango exporters had been requested to join the mango promotion programme and give their acceptance by May 22, 2019, with their full details and a copy of their passports.  
Meanwhile, earlier, APEDA also issued a trade notice with regards to exports to the US in the current mango season. It added that the exporters were informed that the quarantine inspectors shall now be available for processing at mango pack house facilities in India from April 8 to June 30, 2019. The facilities include Irradiation Facility Centre MSAMB, Navi Mumbai, and Krushak C/O BARC, Lasalgaon, Nasik.

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