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

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

Details of Shaanxi GM Corn Case Reveals Possible Spread to Inner Mongolia and China’s Northeast

This August, a case of genetically modified corn seeds triggered hot public attention, as over 3638 mu (598 acres) of unlicensed GM maize fields in Shaanxi Province was weeded out compulsively. Police officials in Jingbian County of Yulin City recently unveiled more details of their investigation progress…Full Article: CRIENGLISH Oct 2016 Key Point A local

Chinese Officials in Shaanxi Province Destroy 242 Hectares of Illicit GM Corn Crops

China’s Shaanxi Province has weeded out over 3638 mu (598 acres) of unlicensed genetically modified maize fields in Jingbian County of Yulin City. The local government confirmed the corn seeds involved in the cases were genetically modified, after 5 batches of inspections…Full Article: CRIENGLISH Sept 2016 Key Point A local seed broker was detained for

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

NASDAQ-listed SkyPeople Fruit Juice Opens New Kiwifruit Orchard in Shaanxi Province

SkyPeople Fruit Juice, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPU) (“SkyPeople” or “the Company”), a producer of fruit juice concentrates, fruit juice beverages and other fruit-related products, today announced the official launch of Hedetang (Mei County) Kiwi Orchard on August 3rd, 2016 by Shaanxi Guoweimei Kiwi Deep Processing Company (“SGKD”), an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyPeople, which signed a

New Zealand’s Kiwifruit Producer, Zespri, to Expand its Operations to Shaanxi, Chengdu, and Chongqing

One of New Zealand’s largest producers of kiwifruit is considering the possibility of growing its variety of the fruit in China as part of a plan to source it from local growers and ensure a year-round supply. Zespri International Ltd announced the plan on Thursday [21 April 2016] in Shanghai at the launch of the