Ningxia to Construct Grape Quality Inspection Laboratory

The Ningxia department for inspection and quarantine recently divulged that the national department for product quality inspection has approved the construction of a key laboratory for the inspection of grapes and wines in Ningxia. This is the country’s first key laboratory concerned with grapes and related products, which includes grape sprouts, and grapes for consumption…Full

Iran and China’s Ningxia Region Link Up

The first cargo train linking Yinchuan, capital of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and Tehran, capital of Iran, began operation Tuesday. The train left Yinchuan loaded with more than 560 tonnes of machinery, daily commodities, ceramics and glassware and is scheduled to reach Tehran in about 15 days travelling via Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan…Full Article:

Ningxia Hui Region Expects to Produce 200 Million Bottles of Wine Annually By 2020

The wine industry in northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region will see major development in the next few years. According to the administrative committee that manages the region’s biggest vineyards, Ningxia will grow 700,000 mu (46,667 hectares) of grapes by 2020, with 600,000 mu [~40,000 ha] intended for wine making…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2016 Key

China’s Ministry of Finance Allocates Over ~US$350 million to Support Domestic Agricultural Production

The Chinese central government has earmarked 650 million yuan ($105 million) for the prevention of plant disease and elimination of pests. The Ministry of Finance asked local authorities to distribute the money in time and make sure the special funds will be used properly…Full Article: China Daily Sept 2014 Key Point An additional 1.55 billion