China May Establish a Free Trade Zone with Tajikistan in Western Xinjiang in Order to Promote Agricultural Trade

China and Tajikistan are discussing the possibility of establishing a free trade zone in bordering counties to expand trade in agricultural products, a high-ranking Tajik leader told China Daily on Wednesday. The free trade area is likely to be in Taxkorgan Tajik autonomous county in the southwest of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, said Matlubkhon

China to Import Cherries from British Columba’s Okanagan Valley

Chinese inspectors are expected in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley next month to undertake the next step in a recent trade deal involving cherry exports. David Geen, vice-president of the B.C. Cherry Association, said growers are pleased with the new market access announced two weeks ago by federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz. He estimated sales could