China’s Ministry of Finance Lowers Import Tariffs on a Variety of Agricultural Products

The Ministry of Finance announced on Friday [24 November 2017] cuts in import tariffs on some consumer products starting from December. The reduction of import tariffs will affect 187 tariff codes, including on food, health supplements, pharmaceuticals, garments and recreational products, and the average rate will drop to 7.7 percent from 17.3 percent, according to

China to Send Agricultural Experts to the Ivory Coast in September 2016

Chinese experts are expected to arrive in Abidjan soon to reinforce agricultural cooperation between China and Cote d’Ivoire, and help modernize the latter’s agricultural sector, official sources have said. “China’s agriculture ministry will send in September about 30 Chinese with different expertise to evaluate national needs in domains such as cocoa, cashew nuts, rice, pineapples

Chinese Imports of Vietnamese Agricultural Products Show Strong Growth in Early 2016

China remained major consumer of Vietnam’s farm products in the first three months of 2016, according to a report released by Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on Tuesday [26 April 2016]. China was the largest consumer of Vietnamese rice in the three-month period with 31.54 percent of the market share, said the

Chinese Funded Agri-Industrial Complex Officially Opens in Southern Mozambique

The inauguration of the Chokué Agri-Industrial Complex, developed with funding from China, opens up new horizons for agricultural production in Gaza province, southern Mozambique, which now has another unit for rice processing and product storage. Launched in the first half of 2013, the factory was officially opened on Monday [13 April 2015] by the President