Farmers demand long-term solution to vegetable dumping

Diyana Ibrahim

Farmers say there is a lack of control over the import of vegetables, especially from Thailand and China, leading to oversupply and dumping. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 24, 2023.

PUTRAJAYA must offer long-term solutions to the problem of vegetable dumping by local growers, largely caused by oversupply because of imports from China and Thailand, farmers said.

They said this was a recurring issue for them.

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  • What can Malaysian farmers do to compete against imports from China and Thailand? Reduce costs, increase yields? If the farmers in China and Thailand can do it, why can't we? Having import quotas will just increase the cost of living for Malaysians.

    Posted 4 months ago by Yoon Kok