Hong Kong’s Fosun Group to Buy Out Asahi Group’s Stake in Tsingtao Brewery

Fosun Group, one of China’s biggest buyers of overseas assets, has turned its sights back to its home turf, as it buys out a Japanese shareholder in one of the country’s oldest and biggest breweries…Full Article: South China Morning Post Dec 2017 Key Points Fosun International (HKG:0656) will out Asahi Group’s stake in Tsingtao Brewery

Direct Air Routes from Shenzhen and Qingdao to Los Angeles Launched

A Boeing 787-9 aircraft from China’s southern city Shenzhen landed at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday evening [7 December 2017], marking the official opening of a direct air route between the two cities…Full Article: China Daily Dec 2017 Xiamen Airlines, a subsidiary of China Southern Airlines, launched a direct service from Qingdao in East China’s

Research Scientists in Qingdao Register Four Successful Sea Rice Varieties

A rice crop experiment on saline soil has beaten expectations, laying the foundation for commercialization, according to Chinese scientists Thursday [28 September 2017]. Four types of rice registered an estimated output of between 6.5 to 9.3 tonnes per hectare, at Qingdao saline-alkali tolerant rice research and development center…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point In

Qingdao Receives First Shipment of Polish Apples

Recently, Huangdao port [Qingdao, Shandong Province] ushered in the first batch of imported Polish apples, weighing about 54.4 tons, worth about 47,000 US dollars, divided into three varieties…Full Article: Fresh Plaza June 2017 ChinaAg Comments In November 2016, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) granted import approval to Polish apples. In

Hubei-based Shipbuilding Company Sells Offshore Fishery to Norwegian Fish Farming Enterprise

A Chinese shipping firm on Saturday [3 June 2017] delivered the world’s first automated offshore fishery to Norwegian fish farming company SalMar ASA. Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation delivered the vessel to SalMar ASA at its dock in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, the Xinhua News Agency reported…Full Article: ECNS.cn

Shandong Province’s Longkou and Qingdao to Establish Agricultural High-Tech Zones

Recently, the provincial government made an agreement to set up a new Agricultural High-tech Industrial Development Zone on the west coast of Qingdao. Moreover, the Longkou provincial Agricultural High-tech Industrial Development Zone was also approved at this time…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Mar 2017 Key Point The new agricultural projects near The Port of Longkou and