IEI hopes to triple China food exports

The Israel Export Institute said Wednesday it has begun an aggressive program to triple food exports to China in three years from $30 million currently to $90m. by 2010.

The Israel Export Institute said Wednesday it has begun an aggressive program to triple food exports to China in three years from $30 million currently to $90m. by 2010. The program places a special emphasis on luxury goods, especially Israeli wines, and will include a meeting with Chinese distributors and retailers, in an exclusive Beijing club where Israeli products will be showcased. In the first half of 2007, food exports to China grew by 37 percent to $19m., following growth of 76% in 2006.