5 Dec 2016

Tonga sends squash to China

From , 6:00 am on 5 December 2016

Tonga has sent its first ever consignment of squash to China.

Squash remains the main agricultural export from Tonga with Korea and Japan the traditional markets.

The chief executive of Tonga's Agriculture Ministry, Viliami Manu, told Don Wiseman a critical factor is being able to service those markets in late November and early December when Tonga is able to command better prices.

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