The Shanghai municipal agriculture commission will partner with the Punjab government and transfer technology to help farmers grow Chinese vegetables for boosting state’s diversification drive. The assurance was given by Shanghai agriculture commission vice chairman Feng Zhioyong during an interaction with Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal who is touring the country…Full Article: Hindustan Times May 2016

Key Points

  • According to a representative of India’s Sukhjit Starch & Chemicals, Punjab State could benefit from Chinese soybean processing technology and local farmers supply China with vegetables.
  • A delegation from Punjab State, India, visited a UHT milk production facility owned by Bright Dairy in Shanghai. The Indian delegation expressed interest in producing UHT milk in Punjab with the aid of Chinese expertise.

ChinaAg Comment

  • In September 2015, China’s Jiangsu Province and India’s Punjab State signed Memorandum of Understanding agreements relating to agriculture. The Chief Minister of Punjab, India, hoped the agreements would help boost the output of southern Punjab’s fresh water fisheries.

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