China’s “No. 1 Central Document” Focuses on Agriculture for the 16th Consecutive Year

Agriculture, rural areas and farmer’s issues remain China’s top priorities for the 16th consecutive year as its “No. 1 central document” prioritizes development of agriculture and rural areas. The document, the first policy statement released by central authorities each year and seen as an indicator of policy priorities, was made public Tuesday by the Communist

China’s AQSIQ to Be Dismantled and its Agencies to be Transferred to the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and China Customs

On 17 March China’s National People’s Congress approved the most comprehensive government restructure in nearly 50 years…Full Article: Apr 2018 Key Point As a result of the government restructure, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) will be dismantled and its duties merged between the newly created State Administration for Market Regulation

15th Consecutive Year China’s “No. 1 Central Document” Focused on Agriculture, Farmers, and Rural Areas

At the beginning of each year since 1982, China’s central government has released the so-called “No. 1 document,” which provides key central government policy guidelines on agriculture and rural development. The name “No.1 Document” reflects the top priority the central government has given to its agricultural sector and would normally address the so-called San Nong

China Releases the Results of its Third National Agricultural Census

The National Bureau of Statistics has released a bulletin about the findings of the third national agricultural census. The census held every 10 years took about three years to complete, and will provide information for the government’s work on agriculture, rural areas and farmers, as well as the implementation of the national rural rejuvenation strategy…Full

China’s “No. 1 Central Document” Continues its Focus on Agriculture for the 13th Year in a Row

Supply-side reform is the main theme of the No. 1 Central Document on agriculture this year. President Xi Jinping has reiterated that we should properly expand total demand, enhance structural reform of the supply side, increase the quality and efficiency of the supply system and strengthen sustainable economic growth impetus. The State Council, China’s cabinet,

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) Launches Anti-Corruption Campaign in China’s Agriculture Sector

China’s procuratorial agencies investigated 28,894 officials for duty-related crimes in sectors related to agriculture and poverty relief in the past two and a half years. Some 16,385 of them were suspected of bribery, accounting for 56.7 percent of the total investigated from the beginning of 2013 to the end of May [2015], the Supreme People’s

China to Conduct its 3rd National Agriculture Survey in 2016

China will conduct its third national agriculture survey in 2016, following surveys in 1997 and 2006.The survey will collect basic information about agriculture, rural areas and farmers. The data will be used by the central authorities to inform decisions, according to a statement released on Monday by the State Council, China’s cabinet…The Global Times: June

China’s NDRC Approves Fund to Spur Agricultural Industrialization

China has earmarked a large fund to invest in agricultural industrialization projects this year, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Monday [8 June 2015]. The central government plans to provide 4.93 billion yuan ($805.98 million) to ­finance a total of 4,238 ­agricultural projects, including 1,445 planting bases, 1,369 breeding bases and 914 product processing