Chocolate Most Popular Food among Online Chinese Shoppers Prior to Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)

With the coming of the Spring Festival, a traditional shopping boom appears in the Chinese consumer market. Data published by on Jan. 16 reveals that 4.8 million customers came to do their Spring Festival shopping on Taobao since Jan. 8 when Taobao started its Spring Festival sales. Particularly, 4.5 million customers bought groceries valued

China Becomes Brazil’s Top Sugar Buyer

China, the largest buyer of Brazilian iron ore and soybeans, has also become the South American country’s largest sugar export market this year. During the first 10 months of the year, China’s imports of Brazilian sugar reached 1.8 million metric tons, accounting for 12% of Brazil’s total sugar exports, Brazilian official data showed. The South