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

FAO and OECD Predict Chinese Soybean Imports to Reach 83 Million MTs by 2022

China will be increasingly dependent on animal feed ingredients in international markets in the next decade to serve its growing demand for meat, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) and the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO). In a joint report both organizations said imports of soybeans, a key protein source in