Law Enforcement Officials in Xinjiang and Sichuan Seize Counterfeit Liquor Ahead of Chinese New Year

Police in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Sichuan Province have seized 2,000 bottles of fake liquor in a joint raid, according to local authorities on Monday [5 February 2018]. Urumqi police were informed last month by police in Luzhou City, Sichuan, that a person in Urumqi had been buying packaging of brand liquor from a

Xinjiang’s Ruoqiang County Cultivates Jujube (Chinese Dates) on More than 15,300 Hectares

Farmers sort newly-collected red dates in Ruoqiang County, Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bayingolin, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Oct. 23, 2017. More than 15,300 hectares of red dates had a great harvest in Ruoqiang…Full Article: The Global Times Oct 2017 Key Point Ruoqiang County is located in eastern Xinjiang Region and borders

Xinjiang Region Utilizes Cotton-Picking Machinery

Machines are replacing hundreds of thousands of migrant workers picking cotton in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the biggest cotton production base in the country. At this time of year Xinjiang’s cotton growers would usually have started hiring workers to pick their cotton…Full Article: Xinhua Oct 2017 Key Points According to the head of

Chinese Food Producers Lament Lack of Access to Foreign Markets

China’s food producers are facing increased access certification barriers as overseas markets try to protect their own industries, putting pressure on Chinese exporters and squeezing their profits, business insiders said. Complicated attestation and strict access requests, including long approval periods and high fees, are being imposed on Chinese food products in foreign markets, Wang Hongyu,

China and Kazakhstan Establish Potato Research Facility in Xinjiang Region

A potato research institute has been established in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The institute, co-founded by research agencies and companies from China and Kazakhstan, aims to increase regional exchanges for the development of the potato industry…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Points By 2020, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, China hopes to

Refrigerated Train Service Begins in Xinjiang Region with the Importation of Concentrate Juice

The first refrigerated-container train in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region left Horgos Saturday [10 June 2017] for the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. The train with 40 refrigerated-containers is 620 meters long. It carried about 1,160 tonnes of concentrate juice from the border port of Horgos to Hangzhou…Full Article: ECNS.cn June 2017 Key Point

China’s Khorgas Border Checkpoint Receives Investment via the Silk Road Project

A China-Kazakhstan free trade zone received about one million visits in the first quarter of 2017, according to local border inspection authorities. The Horgos International Border Cooperation Center on the China-Kazakhstan border, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has seen an increasing number of tourists since 2012. It attracted a total of 5.43 million