Heihe Exports of Fresh Produce to Russia’s Blagoveshchensk On the Rise

Heihe Port on the China-Russia border registered strong growth in fruit and vegetable exports to Russia in the first three quarters of this year, data from the port showed Monday [16 October 2017. As of September, a total of 57,500 tonnes of fruits and vegetables were exported from China to Russia via the port, up

South Korean Food Exports to China Recover in September Thanks to Ginseng, Ramen, and Beer

South Korea’s food and agricultural exports to China rebounded for the first time in six months in September, thanks to strong sales of gingseng, ramyeon and beer, the government said Wednesday. Outbound shipments of food and agricultural products to China was estimated at $108 million in September, up 1.1 percent from a year earlier, according

British Food and Drink Delegation Visits Beijing and Shanghai

A group of UK food and drink makers returned from China on Monday [25 September 2017] after marketing British-made delicacies there, including clotted cream from Cornwall and gin and juice from Devon. Nine food and drink manufacturers, drawn mainly from Southwest England, participated in the weeklong trade mission. The trip was organized and funded by

Belarus and China’s Shandong Province Cement Closer Ties

Belarus is ready to supply China’s Shandong Province with a wide range of food products, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Shandong Province Governor Gong Zheng on 13 September, BelTA has learned…Full Article: Eng.belta.by Sept 2017 Key Point Shandong’s Weichai Group [diesel engines producer] and Belarus’ MAZ [i.e. Minsk Automobile Plant]

Hong Kong and ASEAN Conclude FTA Negotiations

China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced Saturday the conclusion of the negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a related Investment Agreement…Full Article: China Daily Sept 2017 Key Points In November 2017, according to HKSAR’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Hong Kong and ASEAN

China’s UnionPay Signs MoU with the Largest Bank in Belarus

Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s UnionPay International (UPI) on financial service cooperation, the press service of the bank said on Friday [25 August 2017]…Full Article: China Daily Aug 2017 Key Point The MoU focuses on integrating UnionPay with Belarusbank ATMs and other retail/service companies that work with