Macao Suspends Live Poultry Trade Due to H7 Bird Flu Imported from the Mainland

Macao will suspend its live poultry trade for at least three days immediately after chicken sample tested positive for H7 strain of bird flu on Thursday [26 January 2017], the special administrative region’s health and civil affairs authorities said…Full Article: Xinhua Jan 2017 Key Point As a result of the detection, Macao will cull approximately

Stock Prices for Baijiu Liquor and Consumer Staple Companies Are Forecasted to Rise in 2017

Drink a baijiu toast to the new year. China’s consumer staples stocks, led by makers of the fiery Chinese liquor, are helping drive stock gains this year as sales prospects get rosier. As China’s markets endured a year of turmoil amid concerns over the economic outlook, consumer staples was the only sector on the country’s

Henan Guiyou Industrial Group to Help Construct Poultry Farm in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has high hopes of an agro-industrial cooperation zone built by a Chinese enterprise, Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan, Arzybek Kozhoshev, has said. “We are impressed by the fact that the project aims to produce organically pure products. And I am happy that the complex will be one of the largest ones in Central Asia,”

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Hokkaido, Miyazaki, Przemyśl, Lincolnshire, North Rhine-Westphalia, Overijssel, and Utö Island Due to Bird Flu Outbreaks

The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Monday [19 December 2016] that it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from Japan’s Hokkaido and Britain’s Lincolnshire…Full Article: ECNS.cn Dec 2016 The Hong Kong food safety authority said on Tuesday [20 December 2016] that it has banned the import of

Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods Acquires Jiangsu-based COFCO Meat (Suqian)

In its latest big buy, Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF), the SET-listed flagship of agribusiness giant Charoen Pokphand Group, has acquired Cofco Meat Suqian for 976 million baht [~US$27.4 million]. Through Chia Tai China Investment Co (CTCI), an indirect subsidiary of CPF in China, CPF will also take over the shareholder’s loans worth 2 billion

Shenzhen-Listed New Hope Liuhe Expresses Interest in Acquiring Polish Agribusinesses

New Hope Liuhe, a listed-company of China’s largest feed-grain producer New Hope Group, said it will consider more overseas acquisition possibilities to feed the country’s growing appetite for meat. “We will look into the possibilities of mergers and acquisitions abroad. This is not only to satisfy domestic demand but also part of the company’s strategy