Durians to cost more due to shortage, say producers

Khoo Gek San

Durian farmers say that, despite the fruit’s popularity in China, supply chain issues make it difficult to export to the country. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 6, 2022.

CONSUMERS will have to pay more for durians as production of the fruit fell by 60% this year, producers said.

They blamed the high cost of fertilisers due to the war in Ukraine, while the closure of Shanghai port has impacted exports severely.

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