Russia Plans to Export 1.5 Million MTs of Agricultural Goods to China in 2018

Russia is planning to export 1.5 million tonnes of agricultural products to China in 2018, namely grain legume crops and sunflower oil under the terms of a long-term contract. By 2028, a total export volume will climb to 52 million tonnes, Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said on Wednesday [29 March 2017]…Full Article: TASS Mar

Manzhouli-based Timber Company to Work with Russia on Wood Processing Project

The Manzhouli Lianzhong Group, China’s largest timber and frame-housebuilding company, is leading a project with Russia to develop forest resources. The project, worth more than 1.5 billion yuan ($218 million), will seek to construct comprehensive bases in both countries for wood processing, storage and trade, according to Lu Baodong, vice-mayor of Manzhouli city in northern

Heilongjiang Province Maintains Course to Institute GM Crop Ban in May 2017

Despite a backlash from scholars, the people of Heilongjiang, the northeastern province that grows more than 10 percent of China’s grain, appear to be standing united on its ban of genetically modified crops. Starting in May [2017], farmers will be prohibited from planting GM crops, according to a provincial regulation released in December. Observers have

Construction Begins on Heilongjiang/Amur River Bridge Linking Russia and China

A highway bridge connecting China and Russia over the Heilongjiang River will start construction Saturday [24 December 2016], about 28 years after it was first proposed, local authorities announced Thursday. The 19.9-kilometer highway bridge, the first connecting the two countries, stretches from Heihe, a border town in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, to the Russian city

Freight Train Service from Shaanxi Province’s Xi’an Links Up with Moscow

A freight train service linking Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province with Moscow, capital of Russia, began operations on Tuesday [6 December 2016]. The train of 41 containers mainly carrying consumer durables, left Xi’an at 10:50 a.m. and will pass through Kazakhstan before reaching Moscow, sources with the Xi’an International Trade and Logistics Park

Two New Russian Transportation Corridors to Link Up with the Provinces of Heilongjiang and Jilin

“Russian fish caught in the morning would be served at the lunch table of Chinese, and it is not a dream,” said Maxim Kareyev, a veteran fisherman in Vladivostok, Russia’s Far East. More and more seafoods, particularly shrimps and lobsters, have been sold to Northeast China, Beijing and other Chinese areas over the past few