China's Strawberry Industry: An Emerging Competitor for California?

Carter, Colin A., James A. Chalfant and Rachael E. Goodhue

from ARE Update Vol. 9, No. 1, Sept/Oct, 2005

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Abstract

China is becoming an important player in the world strawberry market. Although its yields per acre are much lower than California's, its costs per acre are much lower as well. China's production and exports are growing rapidly. For some countries, frozen strawberry imports from China are increasing while frozen imports from California are decreasing.

Keywords

China, strawberry, export, production, market, fozen

Citation

Carter, Colin A., James A. Chalfant and Rachael E. Goodhue. "China's Strawberry Industry: An Emerging Competitor for California?" ARE Update 9(1)(2005):7-10. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2005/9/1/chinas-strawberry-industr/