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China | 25 September 2017
Asian agriculture’s impacts causing global investor caution

A new report by the Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return Initiative warns global investors that food safety remains a “very high and immediate risk” in Asia’s meat, dairy, and seafood sector. It al...


China | 20 September 2017
China, Japan and South Korea seek co-operation in agriculture

On September 17th, the Trilateral Local Governments' Forum on Three Rural Issues 2017 of the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and Japan opened in Guiyang, Guizhou. It was endorsed by ...


China | 22 August 2017
Chinese experts train Cambodian agriculture officials on lab, mechanization, horticulture

Three Chinese senior experts on Tuesday provided a training course to some 50 Cambodian agriculture officials on construction and management of laboratory and technology of agriculture mechanization a...


China | 21 August 2017
China's 'richest chicken farmer' front of brood for Moy Park

China's richest chicken farmer has joined a brood of bidders vying for a £1bn takeover of Northern Irish poultry giant Moy Park. Liu Yonghao, chairman of China’s agrichemical business New Hope, sta...


China | 15 August 2017
Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world. Factory farming of pou...


China | 15 August 2017
China’s love of US chicken feet proves a recipe for a perfect trade

Americans eat about 9bn chickens a year, but not the feet. Southern Chinese, on the other hand, import about 300,000 tonnes each year of the delicacy known to diners as "phoenix claws" and to the indu...


China | 14 August 2017
Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world. Factory farming of pou...


China | 8 August 2017
AI to boost China’s growth, with agriculture to benefit

Artificial intelligence (AI) could add as much as 1.6 percentage points to China’s economic growth rate by 2035, with industries like manufacturing, agriculture and retail seeing the most value from t...


China | 7 August 2017
Chinese enterprises attend Zambia's premier agriculture

Chinese enterprises have taken advantage of Zambia's premier agriculture and commercial show to market their products. The Chinese enterprises are among 95 foreign firms and 718 local firms exhibit...


China | 28 July 2017
China to take beef on the water

Chinese authorities have agreed to take Australian beef already on the water following the dramatic suspension slapped on six exporters this week. In what is being heralded an extremely positive st...


China | 18 July 2017
DuPont, Monsanto urge transparent GMO crop reviews in China

Global seeds giants have called for transparent, science-based approvals processes for new crop types after China approved two more genetically modified (GMO) crops for import, but left four others on...


China | 14 July 2017
Chinese coal mine plans scaled down on Australian farmland

A state government said on Wednesday it would buy back most of a Chinese mining company's coal exploration license for 262 million Australian dollars ($201 million) to help protect some of Australia's...


China | 12 July 2017
China program to vaccinate poultry against bird flu will be nationwide

China's program to vaccinate poultry against the H7N9 strain of bird flu will be carried out nationwide from this autumn, the country's agriculture ministry said on Monday. The government had previ...


China | 6 July 2017
Chinese visit to US raises hopes of end to poultry ban

It’s been more than two years since China slapped a ban on all U.S. poultry, but the ban could be coming to an end soon as USDA and an industry group here work with the Chinese to overhaul the way the...


China | 26 June 2017
China drone king sees agriculture as area of growth

Drone maker DJI is betting on flying machines that shoot pesticide instead of photos to fend off growing competition in the global market for remote-controlled aircraft. The world leader in the civ...


China | 21 June 2017
Cattlemen optimistic about resumed beef exports to China

One by one, cattle were led into the sale ring at the Tennessee Valley Stockyards, and auctioneer Bart Phillips opened the bidding process. Unless you're familiar with the fast-paced process, it ca...


China | 15 June 2017
China reports more high-path H7N9 outbreaks in poultry

In the latest avian flu developments, China reports more highly pathogenic H7N9 outbreaks in three provinces, and South Korea continues to battle a flare-up of H5N8 activity, according to the latest n...


China | 14 June 2017
U.S. beef industry gets roadmap to China market

The Trump administration has released the details of its requirements for U.S. beef headed for Chinese markets, paving the way for access to the $2.6 billion import market. The June 12 announcement...


China | 5 June 2017
China plans US visits for poultry trade

Chinese agricultural delegations are set to visit the United States in the coming months, raising hopes that Beijing may lift a ban on US poultry imports. A decision by Beijing to cancel the ban wo...


China | 2 June 2017
Embattled Huishan Dairy appoints debt restructuring adviser

China Huishan Dairy, the Hong Kong-listed company whose share price took a sudden 90 per cent dive in March, said it has appointed a debt restructuring adviser. Company chairman Yang Kai said Huish...


China | 31 May 2017
Drought affects millions of hectares of farmland in China

Drought has affected 2.67 million hectares of farmland in China due to lack of rainfall in the country's north and northeast, according to latest official statistics. As of May 27, 120,000 people a...


China | 25 May 2017
Cattle producers prepare for China to open its doors to US beef

When the Chinese open their borders to American beef this summer, the promise of significant premiums and a substantial new market is real and is prompting many beef producers to go through verificati...


China | 24 May 2017
Tainted food fear spurs new breed of Chinese farmer

China’s agricultural landscape can be summed up fairly simply: it has too little arable land, divided into too many tiny plots, tended by too many farmers, who are mostly too old. And much of the soil...


China | 23 May 2017
Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infections

China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in this year’s more severe outbrea...


China | 22 May 2017
Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infections

China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in this year's more severe outbrea...


China | 19 May 2017
China to invest millions in agriculture sector

Reuters report that the Agricultural Development Bank of China have agreed to loan at least 3 trillion yuan ($450 billion) by 2020 for the modernisation of the agricultural sector. This money, used by...


China | 17 May 2017
China promises to spend $6.7bn to develop Nigeria’s agriculture

Zhao Linxiang, Chinese Economic and Commercial Counselor, said that his country promised $6.7 billion to develop Nigeria’s agriculture through training of hundreds of Nigerians to achieve food suffici...


China | 15 May 2017
China bans Vietnam pig farmers

Pork likely will be hogging menus in Vietnam's factories and army canteens for some time to come, as the country tries to keep pig farmers stricken by a glut in supply from going under. Millions of...


China | 12 May 2017
China to allow US beef exports after deal on trade issues with US

A new trade deal will allow US beef and natural gas exports to flow into China while opening up the US market for cooked poultry and Chinese banks, the US Commerce Secretary announced Thursday. The...


China | 11 May 2017
China lifts bird flu-related ban on Canada poultry imports

China has lifted a ban on Canadian poultry imports implemented in 2014 following an outbreak of bird flu, its quality watchdog said in a statement on Thursday. The ban had been in force since Decem...