China's love of durian


Channel NewsAsia - Asia Pacific


CNA Insider

China's love of durian

(Updated: )

In 2018, China spent US$1.1 billion on fresh durians from Thailand. Even President Xi Jinping and Alibaba's Jack Ma are fans of the smelly and spiky fruit. 

But it comes at a cost: Inflated durian prices beyond the reach of many Thais now.

latest videos