Nepalese Pashmina (Goat Wool) Exports to China May Increase

The Belt and Road International Trade and Investment Platform, a mutual exchange platform of global purchasers and suppliers, has agreed to promote Nepalese pashmina products in China, local chapter of the platform said. The international trade and investment platform was formed with a joint initiative of chambers of commerce, associations and authoritative organizations from countries

“Gift Goat” Program in Kashgar, Xinjiang Region, Promoted by Southern Chinese Institutions

Ablimit Tudi, a 67-year-old farmer in Kashgar, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, enthusiastically supports a “gift goat” program that began in the district in December 2011. He and his wife received a 5,400 yuan ($872) startup loan that year, which they used to buy five pregnant goats. Their livestock doubled at the beginning of 2012

China Confirms PPR (Virus) in Inner Mongolia 2 Months after Outbreak in Eastern Xinjiang

China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has confirmed an outbreak of peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as goat plague, in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. On February 10, two villages in Bayannur City of Inner Mongolia reported that 1,063 goats had showed suspected symptoms of the disease and that 431 of them had