After the pineapple ban, will Beijing’s sweeteners tempt Taiwan’s farmers?



Mimi Lau and Lawrence Chung | South China Morning Post

Beijing is offering incentives to lure Taiwanese agriculture and forestry businesses to the mainland, just weeks after a
ban on pineapple imports from the island became the latest in a long line of cross-strait irritants.
The State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office announced nearly two dozen government sweeteners on Wednesday, taking effect immediately.
But some Taiwanese exporters and growers were sceptical about the offers, saying such incentives were nothing new.
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