XPCC Signs Agreement with Logistics Company to Develop a Cold Chain Project in Xinjiang Region

On February 21st, the Xinjiang production and Construction Corps held a signing ceremony with the Xinjiang Ding Hong International Cold Chain Logistics Co. Ltd. At the ceremony, representatives of the two sides signed an agreement, whereby 280 million yuan [~US$40 million] would be invested in a new cold chain logistics project…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Mar

Xinjiang Region Sets Ambitious Target to Create 100,000 New Textile Jobs in 2017

Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, a major cotton production base in Northwest China, is aiming to create more than 100,000 new textile jobs in 2017, through intensive processing projects such as garment manufacturing. Yin Xiaodong, an official in the region’s textile industry, said Monday [9 January 2017] that the number would account for two-thirds of planned

Hong Kong Temporarily Bans More Poultry Imports from Poland and Japan Due to Bird Flu

Hong Kong food safety officials have placed a temporary suspension on the import of poultry meat and products from three more regions – in mainland China, Japan and Poland following the detection of bird flu strains in these areas…Full Article: South China Morning Post Dec 2016 Key Points Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS)

Ürümqi-Almaty Freight Train Service Ships Ketchup and Christmas Trees to Kazakhstan

A freight train loaded with commodities, jars of ketchup and Christmas trees left the West Railway Station in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on Wednesday [30 November 2016] morning, heading for Alma-Ata, the largest city in Kazakhstan. This marks the 100th train journey since the freight service started in late May,

Chinese Officials in Xinjiang Region Destroyed Illegally Planted GM Corn

The Ministry of Agriculture responded on Monday, regarding a case of genetically modified (GM) corn planted in northwest China’s Xiangjiang, stating that the seeds had been smuggled from abroad. It stated that the company which introduced the GM corn did this to seek profit…Full Article: CRIENGLISH Sept 2016 Key Point In May 2016, officials in

Ürümqi Customs Reports Increasing Textile and Garment Exports to Central Asia

Textile and garment exports to Central Asia and Russia via ports in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region increased by more than 60 percent in the first five months of 2016 from the same period last year…Full Article: The Global Times July 2016 Key Point Approximately 70% of Chinese textile and garment exports via Xinjiang customs