Research Scientists in Qingdao Register Four Successful Sea Rice Varieties

A rice crop experiment on saline soil has beaten expectations, laying the foundation for commercialization, according to Chinese scientists Thursday [28 September 2017]. Four types of rice registered an estimated output of between 6.5 to 9.3 tonnes per hectare, at Qingdao saline-alkali tolerant rice research and development center…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point In

Qingdao Receives First Shipment of Polish Apples

Recently, Huangdao port [Qingdao, Shandong Province] ushered in the first batch of imported Polish apples, weighing about 54.4 tons, worth about 47,000 US dollars, divided into three varieties…Full Article: Fresh Plaza June 2017 ChinaAg Comments In November 2016, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) granted import approval to Polish apples. In

Hubei-based Shipbuilding Company Sells Offshore Fishery to Norwegian Fish Farming Enterprise

A Chinese shipping firm on Saturday [3 June 2017] delivered the world’s first automated offshore fishery to Norwegian fish farming company SalMar ASA. Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation delivered the vessel to SalMar ASA at its dock in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, the Xinhua News Agency reported…Full Article: ECNS.cn

Shandong Province’s Longkou and Qingdao to Establish Agricultural High-Tech Zones

Recently, the provincial government made an agreement to set up a new Agricultural High-tech Industrial Development Zone on the west coast of Qingdao. Moreover, the Longkou provincial Agricultural High-tech Industrial Development Zone was also approved at this time…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Mar 2017 Key Point The new agricultural projects near The Port of Longkou and

COSCO Shipping Ports Increases its Stake in Qingdao Port International (QPI) to 18.41%

COSCO Shipping Ports will acquire a 16.82 percent stake in Qingdao Port International (QPI), operator of China’s sixth-busiest port, the company said on Sunday [22 January 2017], expanding COSCO’s port network. Under the agreement, Shanghai China Shipping Terminal Development, a subsidiary of COSCO Shipping Ports, will pay 5.8 billion yuan ($844 million) for the shares