Inner Mongolian E-commerce Industrial Park Looks to Boost Agricultural Trade

Farmers in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region are connecting with new technology, as well as the land, to sell their produce. Hetao E-commerce Industrial Park in Wuyuan county of Bayannur League has helped them sell their agricultural goods online and increase their incomes…Full Article: China Daily Aug 2017 Key Point Founded in 2015 and

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Reports Rising Grain Production Costs

High costs in grain production are posing challenges to China’s agricultural competitiveness, a report said. Rapidly-growing labor and land costs have boosted prices of homegrown farm produce to levels near or even higher than imported grain, according to a report by the Rural Development Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences…Full Article: ECNS.cn July

Chinese Imports of Wheat, Soybeans, Beef, and Dairy Products Continue to Rise

China’s imports of major agricultural products continued to increase fast in the first five months of the year, driven by price gaps between domestically produced products and imported products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. Wheat imports between January and May reached 2.2 million metric tons, an increase of 67.3 percent year-on-year, while import of

Hebei-based Grain Processor to Purchase Kazakh Wheat

With assistance from Kazakhstan’s Consulate-general in the city of Shanghai, the Kazakh company Tina (Shanghai) International Trading Co., Ltd has signed a memorandum of intent with Wudeli Flour Mill Group Co., Ltd., a major Shanghai-based grain processing company, to supply Kazakh grain to the above Chinese megapolis, KazInform reports…Full Article: BlackSeaGrain July 2017 Key Point

200 Grain-Producing Counties to Take Part in Pilot Agricultural Disaster Insurance Program

A total of 200 major grain-producing Chinese counties will pilot agricultural disaster insurance this year and next year to improve their ability to counter natural disasters, according to the Ministry of Finance…Full Article: ECNS.cn May 2017 Key Point According to the Ministry of Finance, the pilot agricultural disaster insurance program will primarily cover rice, wheat,

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

Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Team Up on Agricultural Research

Beijing continues to strengthen agricultural research and innovation as the country calls for deepening structural reform in the agricultural sector. An agricultural innovation lab, jointly established by Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province in December, will offer technological solutions on food safety, farming environment and pest control…Full Article: ECNS.cn Feb 2017 Key Points The Beijing Academy