Canada’s Maritime Province, Nova Scotia, Launches China Trade Engagement Strategy

The Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Thursday [28 April 2016] launched the Nova Scotia-China Engagement Strategy in Halifax to boost its trade with China. Nova Scotia’s Premier Stephen McNeil said he believes the strategy and his province’s relationship with China will mean more economic growth for Nova Scotia. “As the fastest growing market on

China’s Animal Feed Giant, New Hope Group, Plans to Acquire an Aquaculture Company

The billionaire chairman of New Hope Group Co, China’s largest privately held agricultural company, is looking to buy fish-farming assets in Southeast Asia as part of a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) push to expand overseas. “We plan to acquire an aquaculture company,” Liu Yonghao, 64, said in an interview in Beijing. Though he declined

Chinese Agricultural Specialists to Be Stationed in the DRC for Two Years

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), China and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a two-year agreement worth almost $1.5 million aimed at increasing food and nutrition security in the conflict-ravaged African nation. The deal establishes a new South-South Cooperation (SSC) partnership which will make Chinese technical advice and expertise available

Eastern Shandong Launches E-Commerce Site to Sell Seafood

Shandong province has launched a one-stop seafood e-commerce platform, as it moves to bring the traditional fishery industry online while upgrading trans-regional cold-chain logistics. Along with the B2B e-commerce site chinaaquatic.cn, authorities kicked off a week-long seafood sales campaign on Saturday [15 August 2015] in Rongcheng city, Shandong province…Full Article: ECNS.cn Aug 2015 Key Points

China’s Seafood Industry Pushed to Transition Output from Raw to Value-Added Products

With China’s seafood industry no longer enjoying a “golden era” amid soaring labor costs and shrinking demand from overseas countries, many seafood producers are keen to upgrade their products, according to industry experts. “The golden age for the development of the seafood industry has already passed, and we are now in a period of stable