Second Outbreak of ASFV in China Reported in Zhengzhou, Henan Province

An outbreak of African swine fever has been discovered in a slaughterhouse in Zhengzhou, capital of central Chian’s Henan Province, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Thursday [16 August 2018]…Full Article: Xinhua Aug 2018 Key Point The Zhengzhou slaughterhouse was owned by WH Group (HKG:0288), one of China’s leading pork processors and owner of

Cambodia to Export Bananas to China

Cambodia and China on Thursday [2 August 2018] signed a protocol of phytosanitary requirements that will make way for the exports of yellow bananas from Cambodia to China. The protocol was inked here between Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo under the presence of Cambodian

Shandong Chenxi Group, Once One of China’s Largest Soybean Importers, Files for Bankruptcy

Formerly China’s largest soybean importer, Shandong Chenxi Group, filed for bankruptcy due to its inability to pay off debts…Full Article: Sina Finance July 2018 ChinaAg Comments On 6 July 2018, China increased the import tariff rate for U.S. soybeans to 25%. The increase was in retaliation to similar tariff increases by the U.S. on Chinese

China’s Summer Grain Production Volumes Declined by -2.2% in 2018

China’s summer grain output stood at 138.72 million tonnes this year, down 2.2 percent from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Wednesday [18 July 2018. “The country’s summer crops have yielded a relatively good harvest in 2018,” NBS statistician Huang Jiacai said…Full Article: Xinhua Finance July 2018 Key Point From 2017 to