The Taiwan Affairs Office of the Mainland China Customs General Administration and the State Council announced that Taiwan’s imports of pineapple to the region have been suspended. Chairman Tsai Ing-wen, Chief Executive Officer Yuan Su Zhenchang, and others have recently moved south to Nangaoping and other counties. and cities to visit farmers’ needs. But in the face of economic sanctions adopted by mainland authorities, how should the whole pineapple affair end? Taipei City Councilor Xu Qiaoxin wrote to the media that the Tsai government may have two main directions in the future: First, soften its stance and return to peaceful negotiation, and second, continue to maintain its tough stance.
Chairman Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday (February 28) that the pineapple sale issue is not unsolvable. Some people in the DPP advocated applying to the World Trade Organization (WTO). However, Ma Ying-jeou stated that she was there yesterday in an interview. No need to go to WTO, “Agreement on Cooperation on Quarantine and Inspection of Agricultural Products Across Taiwan Straits” was signed in December 2008. This road has not been cut, if there is sincerity, it will be resolved soon. Moreover, this issue has nothing to do with the “1992 Accord”. Because the two sides have different views on plant diseases and pests. The most important thing at the moment is to pay attention to the rights of farmers and to protect both sides. throat.
Former New Taipei Mayor Zhu Lilun criticized the government of Cai. The DPP has been in power for five years, claiming to support the new south and decentralize the market. According to statistics, in the last five years (2020), about 10% of Taiwanese Pineapple will be exported to mainland China for export. The volume is 100 times that of the countries connecting to the new south. About 2% of Taiwanese mangoes are exported to mainland China. The volume of exports is 100 times that of the new south-heading countries. % Of Taiwanese custard apples are exported to mainland China. Export volume is approximately the new south bound countries. 200 times, about 8% of Taiwan’s lotus mist is exported to mainland China, and the export volume is 600 times that of the new south. .
Zhu Lilun criticized that since the Tsai government took office, it declared every day that it would implement the new southbound policy and spend a lot of money, but Taiwan’s economic and commercial dependence on mainland China has increased unabated. This is just deceptive propaganda.
Xu Qiaoxin, who is also the initiator of the “National Security Youth Think Tank”, wrote to the “United Daily News” on day 1 and openly said that it is necessary to help farmers but the government should consider the possibility. Conflicts in the Taiwan Strait in the future. In an in-depth assessment, Xu Qiaoxin stated that in early January, Lu Fang banned pigs. it may affect other industries (traditional industries) in the future.
If US President Biden expects the two sides to return to the dialogue model after taking office, Xu Qiaoxin pointed out that the Tsai government may have two main directions in the future: First, soften its stance and return to peaceful negotiations. If the “cross-straits trade war” becomes the norm, the Cai government’s best job is to “find a solution.”
(Zhongshi News Network)