In 2012, China was the main supplier of black beans to Brazil, where production was affected by drought in the southern and north-eastern regions, as was the case with Argentina, another of Brazil’s big suppliers, according to the Brazil-China Business Council (CEBC). “The country bought beans from China due to large quantities and good quality
China, World’s Largest Asparagus Producer, to Import Peruvian Asparagus due to Domestic Quality Issues
The Executive Director of the Peruvian Asparagus and Vegetables Institute (IPEH), Carlos Zamorano Macchiavello, reported that China, the world’s main asparagus producer, will allow the import of Peruvian fresh asparagus within two months. The negotiations of the protocol for the export of this product between Chinese and Peruvian phytosanitary authorities are reaching the final stage.
Chongqing’s processing rate of vegetables ranks first in west China and is expected to exceed 21% in 2012, according to Chongqing Agriculture Commission on November 10. In 2011, the cultivated area and total production of vegetables was respectively 9,280,000 mu and 14,080,000 tons in Chongqing while the processing rate of vegetables rose to nearly 20%