Cargo Train Service Between Duisburg, Western Germany, and China’s Xinjiang Region Begins Operation

A cargo train linking Germany and northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region began operation on Saturday [28 May 2016], local authorities said. It takes ten days for the train to reach Germany’s industrial city of Duisburg from Xinjiang’s regional capital Urumqi over a distance of 8,000 km, during which it goes through Kazakhstan, Russia and

Germany’s Supermarket Chain, Metro AG, to Open Digital Store on Alibaba’s Tmall E-commerce Site

German retailer Metro Group AG said on Tuesday [8 September 2015] that it plans to open a store in Tmall, the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, to attract more shoppers. Metro is launching its official flagship store on the Alibaba Tmall International platform and will offer a wide range of German products, according

China Officially Approves Imports of a GM Soy Variety from Bayer (Germany) CropScience

China has officially approved imports of a genetically modified (GM) Bayer CropScience Ltd soybean variety after seven years of review, Bayer said on Friday [19 December 2014], raising expectations that approval notices could come soon for other biotech crops. Bayer received an import certificate from China, the world’s top soybean importer, for its LL55 Liberty

Tianjin’s Binhai International Flower Science Park is Northern China’s Largest High-Grade Flower Planting Base

Located in Dongli district of Tianjin, the Binhai International Flower Science Park is the largest planting base of high-grade flowers in North China. With an area of 3,400 mu (227 square meters), the park boasts an annual output of 10 million flowers of more than 100 varieties, such as medinilla magnifica, anthuria and bromeliads, which