Foreign Listed

Chinese Agricultural Enterprises Listed on Foreign Exchanges

Foreign listed companies, numbering 35, are primarily listed on exchanges in New York and Singapore, and range from private equity firms to retailers and vegetable producers.

CompanyFoundedHQLocationExchange & TickerIndustry
3i Group1945LondonUnited KingdomLON:IIIPrivate Equity (Restaurants)
Agria Corporation (ADR)2004Hong KongHong KongNYSE:GROSeeds (Corn, Vegetables), Agrochemicals (Fertilizers)
American Lorain1994LinyiShandongNYSEMKT:ALNProcessed Food (Chestnuts, Frozen Fruit, Frozen Vegetables, Meat)
Aoxin Tianli2005WuhanHubeiNASDAQ:ABACMeat (Pork), Animal Feed (Hogs)
Asia Green Agriculture 2008NanpingFujianOTCMKTS:AGACFruits (Grapes), Vegetables (Bamboo, Corn, Potato, Mushrooms)
Baidu Waimai2014BeijingBeijingNASDAQ:BIDURetail (E-commerce, Food Delivery)
Blackstone Group 1985New York CityUSANYSE:BXPrivate Equity (Vegetables)
BreadTalk Group2000SingaporeSingaporeSGX:5DARetail (Bakery)
Changjiang Fertilizer Holdings2002ChangshaHunanSGX:JA9Agrochemicals (Fertilizers)
China Dairy Corp2005SydneyAustraliaASX:CDCDairy (Milk)
China Fishery2001Hong KongHong KongSGX:B0ZAquaculture (Fish, Fish Meal, Fish Oil)
China Green Agriculture1998Xi'anShaanxiNYSE:CGAAgrochemicals (Fertilizers)
China Minzhong Food1971PutianFujianSGX:K2NVegetables (Mushrooms, Tomato, Garlic)
China Modern Agricultural Information2008HarbinHeilongjiangOTCMKTS:CMCIDairy (Milk)
China New Borun2000ShouguangShandongNYSE:BORNLiquor (Corn), Animal Feed (DDGS, Corn)
Dairy Farm International1886Hong KongHong KongSGX:D01Retail (Supermarkets, Hypermarkets)
Deyu Agriculture2008BeijingBeijingOTCMKTS:LUCCGrains (Corn, Rice), Oilseeds (Soy), Legumes
Dongfang Modern Agriculture 2005SydneyAustraliaASX:DFMFruits (Citrus)
Kaibo Foods2007Hong KongHong KongOTCMKTS:KKFCProcessed Food (Potato Starch)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts1976New York CityUSANYSE:KKRPrivate Equity (Aquaculture Feed, Liquor, Dairy)
Le Gaga Holdings 2004Hong KongHong KongNASDAQ:GAGAVegetables (Pepper, Tomato, Cucumber)
Migao Corporation2003BeijingBeijingTSE:MGOAgrochemicals (Fertilizers)
Noble Group (see COFCO)1987Hong KongHong KongSGX:N21Grains, Oilseeds, Sugar, Cocoa, Textiles (Cotton), Beverages (Coffee)
Origin Agritech1997BeijingBeijingNASDAQ:SEEDSeeds (Corn, Rice, Rapeseed, GMO)
Sino Agro Food 2006GuangzhouGuangdongOTCMKTS:SIAFAquaculture (Fish, Shrimp, Eel), Meat (Beef), Animal Feed, Agrochemicals (Fertilizers), Fruits (Dragon Fruit)
Sino Grandness Food 1997ShenzhenGuangdongSGX:T4BBeverages (Juice), Processed Food (Canned Fruit/Vegetables)
Skypeople Fruit Juice2001Xi'anShaanxiNASDAQ:SPUBeverages (Juice)
Synutra International1998MarylandUSANASDAQ:SYUTDairy (Infant Formula)
Taobao2003HangzhouZhejiangNYSE:BABARetail (E-commerce)
The Carlyle Group 1987Washington D.C.USANASDAQ:CGPrivate Equity (Dairy, Animal Feed, Fertilizers, Aquaculture, Forest Products)
ThreeSixty (Dairy Farm Int'l)2006Hong KongHong KongSGX:D01Retail (Supermarkets)
Vipshop Holdings2008GuangzhouGuangdongNYSE:VIPSRetail (E-commerce)
Yamada Green Resources1998FuzhouFujianSGX:BJVVegetables (Mushrooms, Bamboo), Processed Food
Yasheng Group, subsidiary2003CaliforniaUSAOTCMKTS:HERBSeeds (Corn), Textiles (Cotton), Grains, Forest Products, Animal Feed, Fruits, Vegetables
Yum China Holdings1997TexasUSANYSE:YUMCRetail (Fast Food, Restaurants)


3i Group (LON:III): http://www.3i.com/

  • Industry: Private Equity (Restaurants)
  • Headquarters (Est.): London (1945)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In March 2009, 3i Group divested its 11.32% stake in Little Sheep to Yum! Brands Inc. (e.g. KFC, Pizzahut)

 

Agria Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:GRO): http://www.agriacorp.com/

  • Industry: Seeds (Corn, Vegetables), Fertilizers
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (2004)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Agria Corporation has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 2007

 

American Lorain Corporation (NYSEMKT:ALN): http://www.americanlorain.com/

  • Industry: Processed Food (Chestnuts, Frozen Fruits, Frozen Vegetables, Meat)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Linyi, Shandong Province
  • ChinaAg Comment: In March 2016, Tai Mei Potato Industry signed an agreement with American Lorain to produce Lorain branded potato French fries

 

Aoxin Tianli Group (NASDAQ:ABAC): http://www.tianli-china.com/

  • Industry: Meat (Pork), Animal Feed (Hogs)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Wuhan, Hubei Province (2005)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Aoxin Tianli Group raises and slaughters traditional Chinese Enshi Black Hogs, and built a new animal feed facility (30,000 MTs of animal feed annually) in December 2012

 

Asia Green Agriculture (OTCMKTS:AGAC): http://www.fjyada.com.cn/

  • Industry: Fruits (Grapes), Vegetables (Bamboo, Corn, Potatoes, Mushrooms)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Nanping, Fujian Province (2008)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Asia Green Agriculture has been traded on the OTC Markets Group since 2011

 

Baidu Waimai, subsidiary of Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): http://waimai.baidu.com/

  • Industry: Retail (E-commerce, Food Delivery)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Beijing (2014)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In April 2016, Baidu Waimai became a distributor of China Quanjude (Group), a restaurant chain known for its Beijing roast duck

 

Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX): http://www.blackstone.com/

  • Industry: Private Equity (Vegetables)
  • Headquarters (Est.): New York City (1985)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In March 2010, a consortium led by Blackstone Group purchased a 30% stake (US$600 million) in China Shouguang Agricultural Product Logistics Park, one of the country’s largest wholesale agricultural market operators

 

BreadTalk Group (SGX:5DA): http://www.breadtalk.com/

  • Industry: Retail (Bakery)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Singapore (2000)
  • ChinaAg Comment: BreadTalk Group has a network of over 500 bakery outlets in 16 countries such as Singapore, China, Hong Kong and the Middle East

 

Changjiang Fertilizer Holdings (SGX:JA9): http://www.cjhfkg.com/

  • Industry: Agrochemicals (Fertilizers)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Changsha, Hunan Province (2002)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Changjiang Fertilizer Holdings primarily produces nitrogenous fertilizer from its factory in Hunan Province

 

China Dairy Corp (ASX:CDC), see China Modern Agricultural Information (OTCMKTS:CMCI): http://www.chinadairyco.com/

  • Industry: Dairy (Milk)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Sydney, Australia (2005)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In 2010, China Dairy Corp (formerly known as Heilongjiang Zhongxian Information) purchased 99% of Heilongjiang Xinhua Cattle Industry, a raw milk producer located in Heilongjiang Province

 

China Fishery (SGX:B0Z): http://www.chinafisherygroup.com/

  • Industry: Aquaculture (Fish, Fish Meal, Fish Oil)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (2001)
  • ChinaAg Comment: China Fishery Group operates the largest fishing quota for Peruvian anchovies (i.e. Peruvian anchoveta) in the world, in additional to operating horse mackerel fishing vessels in Namibia, Africa.

 

China Green Agriculture (NYSE:CGA): http://www.cgagri.com./

  • Industry: Fertilizers
  • Headquarters (Est.): Xi’an, Shaanxi Province (1998)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Through wholly-owned subsidiaries the company also supplies agricultural products, such as fruits, vegetables, flowers and colored seedlings

 

China Minzhong Food (SGX:K2N): http://www.chinaminzhong.com.sg/

  • Industry: Vegetables (Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Garlic)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Putian, Fujian Province (1971)
  • ChinaAg Comment: China Minzhong Food produces over 100 types of processed vegetables that are processed using methods such as air drying, freeze-drying, fresh-packing and brining

 

China Modern Agricultural Information (OTCMKTS:CMCI), see China Dairy Corp (ASX:CDC): http://www.hljzhongxian.com/

  • Industry: Dairy (Milk)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Harbin, Heilongjiang Province (2008)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In June 2011, China Modern Agricultural Information signed a deal to supply 4,300 MTs of fresh milk to Anda City LongXing Dairy over the following six months

 

China New Borun (NYSE:BORN): http://www.chinanewborun.com/

  • Industry: Liquor (Corn), Animal Feed (DDGS, Corn)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Shouguang, Shandong Province (2000)
  • ChinaAg Comment: China New Borun operates a corn processing facility in Shouguang and Daqing, Heilongjiang Province

 

Dairy Farm International (SGX:D01): http://www.dairyfarmgroup.com/

  • Industry: Retail (Supermarkets, Hypermarkets)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (1886)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Dairy Farm International has a 50% stake in Maxim’s Caterers, a Hong Kong-based restaurant chain

 

Deyu Agriculture (OTCMKTS:LUCC): http://www.deyuagri.com/

  • Industry: Grains (Corn, Rice), Oilseeds (Soy), Legumes
  • Headquarters (Est.): Beijing (2008)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Deyu Agriculture is Shanxi Province-based (HQ in Beijing) vertically integrated producer and distributor of corn, green bean, soybean, black rice and other varieties of grains

 

Dongfang Modern Agriculture (ASX:DFM): http://www.dongfangmodernagriculture.com.au/

  • Industry: Fruit (Citrus)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Sydney (2005)
  • ChinaAg Comment: As of 2015, Dongfang Modern Agriculture’s plantations (~8,000 ha) were located in Jiangxi province, southeastern China

 

Kaibo Foods (OTCMKTS:KKFC): www.hkwaibo.com

  • Industry: Processed Food (Potato Starch)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (2007)
  • ChinaAg Comment: As of 2011, Kaibo Foods had an annual production capacity of 111,500 metric tons of potato starch

 

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (NYSE:KKR): http://www.kkr.com/

  • Industry: Private Equity (Aquaculture Feed, Liquor, Dairy)
  • Headquarters (Est.): New York City (1976)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In September 2014, KKR sold its final stake in China Modern Dairy Holdings for approximately US$80 million

 

Le Gaga Holdings (NASDAQ:GAGA): http://www.legaga.com.hk/

  • Industry: Vegetables (Peppers, Tomatoes, Cucumbers)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (2004)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In May 2013, Le Gaga’s chairman and its chief executive were considering taking the company private

 

Migao Corporation (TSE:MGO): http://www.migaocorp.com/

  • Industry: Agrochemicals (Fertilizers)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Beijing (2003)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Migao Corporation (known for its potash) produces potassium nitrate, potassium sulphate and compound fertilizer, and has facilities in Jilin, Guangdong, Liaoning, Shanghai, Sichuan, Guizhou, and Tianjin (warehouse)

 

Noble Group (SGX:N21): http://www.thisisnoble.com/; http://www.nobleagri.com/  

  • Industry: Grains, Oilseeds, Sugar, Cocoa, Cotton, Coffee
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (1987)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In December 2015, COFCO Group it would buyout the remaining 49% stake in Noble Group’s Agribusiness division after it initially purchasing the other 51% share in April 2014

 

Origin Agritech (NASDAQ:SEED): http://www.originseed.com.cn/

  • Industry: Seeds (Corn, Rice, Rapeseed, GMO)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Beijing (1997)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In 2014, Originseed sold 28,000 MTs of corn seed (40 different types in total) to China, Russia, and Central Asian countries

 

Sino Agro Food (OTCMKTS:SIAF): http://www.sinoagrofood.com/

  • Industry: Aquaculture (Fish, Shrimp, Eel), Meat (Beef), Animal Feed, Fertilizer, Dragon Fruit
  • Headquarters (Est.): Guangzhou, Guangdong Province (2006)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Sino Agro Food initially began in 1998 by developing and marketing fish and cattle farms in Australia and Malaysia before beginning operations in China in 2006

 

Sino Grandness Food (SGX:T4B): http://www.sinograndness.com/

  • Industry: Beverages (Juice), Processed Food (Canned Fruits/Veg.)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Shenzhen, Guangdong Province (1997)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Sino Grandness Food’s production facilities are located in the provinces of Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, and Hubei

 

Skypeople Fruit Juice (NASDAQ:SPU): http://www.skypeoplefruitjuice.com/

  • Industry: Beverages (Juice)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Xi’an, Shaanxi Province (2001)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In 2010, SkyPeople Fruit Juice transferred from NYSE Amex (NYSE MKT) to NASDAQ

 

Synutra International (NASDAQ:SYUT): http://www.synutra.com/

  • Industry: Dairy (Infant Formula)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Maryland, USA (1998)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Synutra’s base of operations are in Shandong Province, eastern China

 

Taobao, subsidiary of Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA): https://www.taobao.com/

  • Industry: Retail (E-commerce)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province (2003)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In March 2010, Taobao (see Alibaba Group) launched Juhuasuan, an e-commerce site that sells a diverse set of consumables (e.g. clothing, food, appliances, etc.)

 

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG): http://www.carlyle.com/

  • Industry: Private Equity (Dairy, Animal Feed, Fertilizers, Aquaculture, Forestry)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Washington D.C., USA (1987)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In July 2010, Carlyle Group acquired an 11.3% stake ($178 million investment) in C.P. Pokphand Co. (Hong King-based animal feed producer), from Thailand’s largest agribusiness conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group)

 

ThreeSixty, subsidiary (SGX:D01): http://www.threesixtyhk.com/

  • Industry: Retail (Supermarkets)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Hong Kong (2006)
  • ChinaAg Comment: ThreeSixty is a supermarket chain that specializes in natural and organic food products

 

Vipshop Holdings (NYSE:VIPS): http://www.vip.com/

  • Industry: Retail (E-commerce)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Guangzhou, Guangdong Province (2008)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In late December 2015, Vipshop stocks began plummeting after the e-commerce site was found selling fake Moutai (baijiu) liquor to its customers

 

Yamada Green Resources (SGX:BJV): http://www.yamada-green.com/

  • Industry: Vegetables (Mushrooms, Bamboo), Processed Food
  • Headquarters (Est.): Fuzhou, Fujian Province (1998)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Yamada Green Resources has been traded on the Singapore Stock Exchange since 2010

 

Yasheng Group, subsidiary of Gansu Yasheng Industrial (OTCMKTS:HERB): http://www.yashenggroup.com/

  • Industry: Seeds (Corn), Cotton, Grains, Forestry, Animal Feed, Fruits, Veg.
  • Headquarters (Est.): California, USA (2003)
  • ChinaAg Comment: Yasheng Group is a distributor of US-produced “Angel Star” branded infant formula product

 

Yum China Holdings (NYSE:YUMC): http://ir.yumchina.com/; http://www.yum.com/company/our-brands/china/

  • Industry: Retail (Fast Food, Restaurants)
  • Headquarters (Est.): Texas, USA (1997)
  • ChinaAg Comment: In June 2015, Kentucky Fried Chickens comprised 4,889 out of Yum’s 6,853 (or 71%) restaurants in China