Hong Kong Suspends Poultry Imports from Rotenburg District, Northwestern Germany, Over Bird Flu

Food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced Monday to suspend import of poultry meat from a district in the State of Lower Saxony in Germany. The Center for Food Safety (CFS) of the HKSAR government’s Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said that in view of a notification from the World

China Exports Oranges to Germany via Rail Freight

Cargo train services have been launched between Yichang in central China’s Hubei Province, and Hamburg, Germany. A train carrying fresh oranges, medical gauze and packaging film departed from Yichang East Railway Station Monday [20 November 2017] morning, marking inauguration of the service…Full Article: ECNS.cn Nov 2017 Key Point The freight train will reach Hamburg, Germany,

Hong Kong to Focus Poultry Egg Testing on Five EU Countries

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Thursday [28 September 2017] that it has decided to narrow the scope of testing for imported eggs from European Union (EU) countries…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) stated it would reduce the scope of

Freight Train Service Links Up Germany’s Munich and Henan’s Zhengzhou

A new China-Europe freight train service began Monday, linking Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, with Munich, Germany. A train loaded with electrical equipment left Zhengzhou Monday [21 August 2017] night and will arrive at Munich 15 to 16 days later…Full Article: ECNS.cn Aug 2017 Key Point In July 2013, Zhengzhou launched its China-Europe

Germany’s Aldi Teams Up with Alibaba’s Tmall

German supermarket franchise Aldi has been taking ground from Australia’s dueling retail giants, Woolworths and Coles since 2001. It now hold around 15 percent of the supermarket space with 350 stores across the country and A$4 billion ($3 billion) in annual sales. With the help of Tmall Global, operated by Alibaba, Aldi is now expanding

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Hokkaido, Miyazaki, Przemyśl, Lincolnshire, North Rhine-Westphalia, Overijssel, and Utö Island Due to Bird Flu Outbreaks

The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Monday [19 December 2016] that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from Japan’s Hokkaido and Britain’s Lincolnshire…Full Article: ECNS.cn Dec 2016 The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Tuesday [20 December 2016] that it has banned the import of