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

Shandong Researchers Develop Method to Convert Leather Waste into Fertilizer

A Chinese research team has developed a way to convert leather solid waste into fertilizer and other products, solving a problem that has troubled leather companies for years. Led by Wang Quanjie, a professor with Yantai University, the team can liquify leather waste and turn it into organic fertilizer or construction materials such as adhesives,

Belarus and China’s Shandong Province Cement Closer Ties

Belarus is ready to supply China’s Shandong Province with a wide range of food products, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Shandong Province Governor Gong Zheng on 13 September, BelTA has learned…Full Article: Eng.belta.by Sept 2017 Key Point Shandong’s Weichai Group [diesel engines producer] and Belarus’ MAZ [i.e. Minsk Automobile Plant]

LiNiu Technology Group and Shouguang Agricultural Product Logistic Park Sign Cooperation Agreement

Agricultural trading platform operator LiNiu Technology Group – formerly Iao Kun Group Holding Company – has signed a strategic co-operation agreement with Shou Guang Agriculture Logistics Park, according to a company release. The agricultural company, a subsidiary of agricultural wholesale group Dili Group Holdings, is located in Shougang, China, and operates a market for vegetables

Scottish Research Scientists to Work with Shandong’s Xisen Potato Industry Group

Scottish potato experts have joined forces with China’s potato processor Xisen Potato Industry Group to create a 3 million-pound ($3.87 million) potato research facility in Shandong Province. Xisen and the Chinese government will fund the lab which will be run in collaboration with potato scientists from the James Hutton Institute, an agricultural research center based

Representatives of Spanish Winery That Markets Changyu’s Noble Dragon Wine in Spain to Visit China

Representatives of Spain’s Marques del Atrio winery will start a week-long visit to China on July 5, the winery confirmed on Tuesday. The main reason for the visit is for the wine producer, from “La Rioja” wine district in Spain, to hold a series of meetings with their Chinese partner Changyu Pioneer Wine to help

Shanghai, Guangdong, Shandong, and Jiangsu Top China’s Dining Consumption Index

Shanghai tops other cities in a dining consumption index, while Guangdong, Shandong and Jiangsu provinces top the rankings in terms of absolute transaction value, according to data compiled by Alibaba’s lifestyle service unit, Koubei. Those in Xiamen, Guangzhou and Tianjin prefer Western food more than consumers in other regions, while Shanghai residents favor Cantonese and