North Korean Seafood Imports by China Reportedly Slows at Liaoning’s Port of Dandong

A thriving trade in seafood across the Yalu River that separates China from North Korea has dramatically slowed, traders said, although there is still nearly a month to go for a UN deadline to tighten sanctions on North Korea as punishment for its missile tests. The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution on Saturday

Researchers in Dalian Developing Aquatic Robots to Help Harvest Sea cucumbers, Sea Urchins, and Abalone

A leading Chinese fishery company and the Dalian University of Technology have established a laboratory to develop underwater robots, which are expected to take the place of divers to catch precious seafood. The robots will also likely perform seabed monitoring tasks at fishing grounds in Dalian, Liaoning province…Full Article: ECNS.cn Apr 2017 Key Point The

China Launches 7 New Free Trades Zones Across the Country

Seven new free trade zones (FTZ) began operation across China on April 1, with the aim of further opening up the country and coordinating development between various regions. The new zones are in the provinces of Liaoning, Zhejiang, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan and Shaanxi, as well as in Chongqing municipality, with each area having its own

China to Establish New Free Trade Zones in the Inland Provinces of Liaoning, Zhejiang, Shaanxi, and Henan

China is showing its resolve to pursue further opening-up and trade liberalization by giving the green light to seven more Free Trade Zones (FTZs) in inland provinces ahead of the 11th G20 Summit. Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng was quoted in an exclusive interview with the Xinhua News Agency as saying on Wednesday [31 August

Chinese Animal Feed Producer to Set Up a Joint-Venture in Iran

On Friday May 27, China’s Liaoning Wellhope Agri-tech Joint Stock Co. Ltd. signed a cooperation document with Iran’s Abzi Gostar Mobtakeran Tehran to set up a joint venture in Iran following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions, Reuters reported. It comes after China’s President Xi Jinping paid an official visit to the Iranian capital in late

China’s Ministry of Agriculture to Promote Soybean Production at the Expense of Corn

China is planning to increase its soybean acreage over the next five years, and will encourage more farmers to switch from corn to the more lucrative crop, an agricultural official said Thursday. Corn acreage will be cut by nearly 666,700 hectares this year as part of an effort to reduce huge stocks of the grain,

China’s Blueberry Industry Continues to Show Robust Growth

China’s domestic blueberry production has ballooned in recent years. History of the industry goes back to 1983, with large scale production taking off since 2000. A recent prominent company merger between Golden Wing Mau and Joyvio has underlined the popularity of the fruit: Joyvio is one of China’s largest blueberry producers and owns farms in