Russia Plans to Export 1.5 Million MTs of Agricultural Goods to China in 2018

Russia is planning to export 1.5 million tonnes of agricultural products to China in 2018, namely grain legume crops and sunflower oil under the terms of a long-term contract. By 2028, a total export volume will climb to 52 million tonnes, Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said on Wednesday [29 March 2017]…Full Article: TASS Mar

China’s COFCO to Set Up Crop Trading Office in Winnipeg, Central Canada

China’s COFCO Agri will open a Canadian crop trading office in Winnipeg [Manitoba Province, central Canada] by the time farmers harvest their new crops, the state-owned agricultural trader said Tuesday [28 June 2016]…Full Article: Alberta Farmer Express June 2016 Key Point COFCO’s Winnipeg office will focus on canola (rapeseed), canola oil, canola meal, wheat, barley,

Subsidiary of Hong Kong Conglomerate to Buy Australian Wheat and Barley Producer

CK Life Sciences International (Holdings) Inc, a Hong Kong-based biotechnology company, is close to completing the acquisition of one of Western Australia’s largest grain producers, continuing its expansion in the overseas agri-food industry. A subsidiary of conglomerate Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd, the Chinese firm has offered $24 million for Nicoletti Group, an exporter of wheat

USDA Decreases 2023/2024 Chinese Corn Import Estimate from 22 Million MTs to 6.5 Million MTs

The perils of forecasting the Chinese agricultural market came to the fore earlier this month when the US Department of Agriculture slashed its predictions for Chinese corn imports. Last year, the USDA reckoned China was set to become the largest importer of grain. But mounting evidence of rising inventories and falling demand triggered a rethink

The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is Home to China’s Record Breaking Barley Hybrid

Chinese agricultural scientists have developed a new highland breed of barley which yielded 5,265 kilograms a hectare, setting a new domestic output record. The hybrid breed, “Kunlun 14”, produced the record harvest during a trial planting in the Tibetan-inhabited Haiyan County of northwest China’s Qinghai Province, the provincial academy of agriculture and forestry told Xinhua

Ukraine Plans to Become a Major Food Supplier to China in 2014

The government continues talks with China on cooperation in the agricultural sector. As explained by Mykola Prysiazhnyuk, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, China will provide credits and investments to Ukraine, and our country, on its part, will supply agricultural products on the Chinese market, the Information-Analytical Bulletin of the Cabinet of Ministers of