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Coronavirus leaves tropical fruit rotting at China border crossings

Farmers in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam hit hard as city lock-downs disrupt trade

Watermelons in front of Myanmar's border with China in Muse in 2018: For the immediate future, farmers will have to find other markets for their produce as borders with China remain closed.

YANGON/BANGKOK -- Farmers across Southeast Asia are struggling to sell their crops to their biggest customer as the coronavirus shuts down vital border trade with China.

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