Chongqing Municipality to Allocate Funds to Protect Old Trees

Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality has established special funds to protect old trees. Tang Jun, deputy director of the municipal forestry department, said an investigation of ancient and precious trees was carried out in Chongqing last year, with more than 20,000 trees registered…Full Article: Xinhua Jan 2018 Key Point Starting in 2018, Chongqing forestry department will

Chongqing University Creates New Fungus-based Biological Pesticide

A university biologist in Southwest China encouraged people to drink pesticide at his lab on Thursday [14 December 2017. Viscous and green, the biological pesticide was recently approved for mass production in China – and its inventor has quite the sales pitch. “The pesticide has two ingredients-cooking oil and rice,” said Xia Yuxian, professor at

Chongqing’s Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County Focuses on TCM Cultivation

By offering their lands to a herb planting cooperative, more than 400 farming households in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality have received a total of over 200,000 yuan (30,000 U.S. dollars) in dividends so far this year. The farmers live in Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County and are anticipating more dividends from the cooperative. They are looking

Researchers from Chongqing Develop Sand-to-Soil Conversion Technique

A sand-to-soil conversion method developed by Chinese scientists has proven effective in a large section of desert in northern China, local authorities said. Led by Professor Yi Zhijian, the research team from Chongqing Jiaotong University invented a paste made of plant cellulose that helps sand retain water, nutrients and air…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2017 Key

Sea-Rail Route Linking Chongqing and Singapore Begins Operations

A new sea-rail transportation route linking southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality and Singapore was launched Wednesday [10 May 2017]. A freight train carrying 21 containers left Chongqing at around 11 a.m. and will arrive at Qinzhou Port in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in two days. From there, the containers will continue to Singapore and

Chongqing Municipality’s Coffee Trading Center Forges Strong Ties with Yunnan Province

Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality has never grown a single coffee bean, but China’s largest coffee trading center flourishes there. Cumulative transaction volume of coffee products on a parallel e-platform launched in June last year has exceeded 5.2 billion yuan (750 million U.S. dollars). Coffee beans produced in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, South and Southeast Asia

China Launches 7 New Free Trades Zones Across the Country

Seven new free trade zones (FTZ) began operation across China on April 1, with the aim of further opening up the country and coordinating development between various regions. The new zones are in the provinces of Liaoning, Zhejiang, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan and Shaanxi, as well as in Chongqing municipality, with each area having its own

Royal FrieslandCampina’s Joint Venture with China Huishan Dairy Off to a Positive Start

Dutch dairy company Royal FrieslandCampina will bring its “Dutch Lady” dairy brand to more places in the country, its CEO said at a press event on Tuesday [6 December 2016]. The “Dutch Lady” dairy products, developed by FrieslandCampina’s joint venture with China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co, officially hit the market in September [2016]. So far,