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Thailand’s Largest Agribusiness Firm to Acquire Chinese Poultry Processor

Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) is planning to acquire Chia Tai Food Enterprise, a manufacturer of meat and ready-to-eat products in China. The transaction to acquire 100% equity interest in Qinhuangdao, China-based enterprise. The transaction will be made through CP China Investment Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Kong based CP Pokphand (CPP), in which

Flower Sales Drop after Party Authorities Banned Displaying Flowers at Government Meetings

Flower sales have decreased sharply since Party authorities forbade displaying flowers at government meetings. In Guangzhou, capital of South China’s Guangdong province, flower sales dropped by more than 40% in recent weeks [Nov-Dec 2012] compared with the same period in previous years, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Wednesday. Many shop owners at a major

China’s Largest Food Processor & Supplier, COFCO, is Spread Too Thin with Property Interests

China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp (COFCO), the mainland’s largest processor and supplier of agricultural products, plans to transfer ownership of its mainland real estate assets onto the struggling Hong Kong-listed property firm it purchased over the summer, COFCO chairman Ning Gaoning told the media earlier this month. COFCO is just one of the

British Columbia Optimistic Chinese Imports of Soft-Wood Lumber to Increase in 2013

China’s import of soft-wood lumber from British Columbia is down this year but demand should begin to accelerate by the end of 2013 as the world’s most populated country continues to build millions of homes to accommodate massive urbanization, an industry analyst said Wednesday. B.C. exported 5.4 million cubic meters of softwood lumber during the

China’s Top Online Store Introduces Special Promotion to Sell American Foods Directly to Chinese Consumers

China’s top online store, Tmall, is trying out a special promotion that will see American foods sold directly by US firms to Chinese consumers. This is running through to January 15th, allowing shoppers on Alibaba’s Tmall to buy products like Alaskan flounder fish or fresh salmon, Hawaiian macadamia nuts, and Pepperidge Farm cookies. The promotion