Syngenta and DJI Technology to Launch Agricultural Drone Trial Programs in China

The world’s largest consumer drone-maker, DJI Technology Co. Ltd., has teamed up with Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta AG to secure a foothold in China’s booming agricultural drone market. The deal aims to improve the technology of DJI’s drones by taking advantage of Syngenta’s expertise in spraying pesticides on crops, the companies announced Wednesday…Full Article: Caixin

Heilongjiang Province’s Fuyuan Port Building Up its Grain Transportation Capacity

A grain transportation port connecting Russia and China is under construction in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said. Construction of the port began in early April. The first stage, with 150,000 tonnes of annual throughput, will be completed by September this year…Full Article: Xinhua Apr 2018 Key Point Once completed in September 2018, Heilongjiang

China’s Ministry of Commerce Imposes Temporary Anti-Dumping Deposits on US Sorghum

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Tuesday [17 April 2018] that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on grain sorghum imported from the United States. A preliminary ruling by the MOC found that U.S. companies had dumped grain sorghum on the Chinese market, and such imports had caused substantial damage to the domestic industry…Full Article:

China Imposes Additional Tariffs on American Fruits, Nuts, Wine, and Pork

China suspended tariff concessions on 128 items of U.S. products including pork and fruits starting Monday [2 April 2018], according to the Ministry of Finance. The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council has decided to impose a tariff of 15 percent on 120 items of products imported from the United States including fruits and

Hong Kong Investment Company to Construct Cassava Processing Factory in Cambodia

Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of China’s Hong Kong-based Green Leader Holdings Group, on Sunday [1 April 2018] began the construction of its first cassava processing plant in Cambodia’s southeastern Kratie province…Full Article: Xinhua Apr 2018 Key Points Within 5 years (~2023), Green Leader Holdings Group (HKG: 0061) hopes to have 20 cassava