China has long taken a cautious approach to controlling its staple grain import quota each year to ensure food security, but when it comes to other foodstuffs, overseas agricultural products are being warmly welcomed by the nation’s fast growing middle class. Thanks to the country’s fatter wallets and increasingly diverse diet, China imported 320,000 metric
A surge in demand for livestock is expected after Western Australia’s largest meat processor signed a $1 billion [~US$942 million] deal with Chinese company Grand Farm. Grand Farm is China’s largest red meat importer, but still only supplies one per cent of the Chinese market and aims to increase that level to three per cent.
Latvian farmers and food producers are ready to export various dairy and meat products to China, Minister of Agriculture Janis Duklavs (Greens and Farmers’ Union) informed the Chinese Minister of State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine Zhi Shuping…Full Article: The Baltic Course June 2014 Key Point Both ministers signed an agreement on quarantine
The Chinese market is keen to receive Namibian beef, mutton and possible game meat, Minister of Trade and Industry, Calle Schlettwein said on Monday. In an interview with Nampa, the minister said this confirmation came at the right time when Namibia is trying to diversify its meat market…Full-text article: AllAfrica Sep 2013 Key point According