Chinese Investors Flock to Cambodia’s Agriculture Sector

Chinese investors are rushing to invest in agriculture in Cambodia, drawn by ideal farming conditions and the sound relationship between the two countries, although there are challenges such as Cambodia’s underdeveloped infrastructure and limited fundraising channels, insiders said Sunday…Full Article: Oct 2016 Key Points According to the Chairman of the Cambodia-Chinese Association for Development,

Beijing Academic Responds to USA’s WTO Grain Subsidy Dispute

On Sept 13, the United States initiated WTO dispute proceedings against China, claiming that Beijing had provided support for farmers in excess of its commitment to the World Trade Organization. Among the crops in contention are wheat, Indica rice, Japonica rice, and corn…Full Article: ChinaDaily Sept 2016 Key Point According to the Dean of the

Chinese Petrol Equipment Supplier Purchases Farmland in Central France

A Chinese company has acquired hundreds of hectares of cereal-producing farmland in central France. This unprecedented situation has provoked astonishment and anger in the farming community…Full Article: EurActiv Apr 2016 Key Point China Hongyang Group reportedly purchased three farms (totaling ~1,700 hectares) in Indre Department, Centre-Val de Loire Region, France. ChinaAg Comment In April 2016,

Chinese Fertilizer Producer Buys Farmland in New South Wales, Australia

Chinese fertilizer producer Hubei Xinyangfeng has secured its first allotment of farmland outside of China, after it purchased a farm in southern New South Wales, Australia. The Chinese company, listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, has pledged to spend $50 million setting up a number of locations in Australia, and began its operation by purchasing

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,

China’s State Council Hopes to Establish Internationally Competitive Agricultural Enterprises within the Next Five Years

China will aim to establish a number of internationally competitive agricultural firms by 2020, the State Council said on Tuesday [1 December 2015]. It released a guideline on land reclamation reforms saying, “By restructuring reclamation areas and innovating in the operation mechanisms of farms, China aims to build a number of large-scale agricultural groups that