China’s National Fruit: A Market Snapshot of Kiwifruit

Overview China accounts for just over half of the world’s kiwifruit output, with the bulk of production occurring in the southern counties of Shaanxi Province. New Zealand and Chile dominate China’s kiwifruit import market, with nearly all supply entering via the port cities of Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Tianjin. Since 2013, New Zealand supply

Nebraska Wants to Strengthen Agricultural Ties with China

In welcoming scores of Chinese and American business leaders to Omaha, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts said that he believes the state’s relationship with China will grow. “In China, we see the middle classes are increasing tremendously,” Ricketts said on Friday [5 May 2017]. “That presents opportunities for us to expand the relationship. In Nebraska, we

Shaanxi-based Company Carries Out Crop Research Near Almaty, Kazakhstan

While energy remains the core of cooperation between China and Kazakhstan, the two nations have also cultivated agricultural links in recent years. In a field near the western foot of Tianshan Mountain, which forms a natural border between the countries, wheat is being grown from Chinese seeds on 200 hectares of land…Full Article: ECNS.cn May

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