China’s Ministry of Commerce Imposes Temporary Anti-Dumping Deposits on US Sorghum

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Tuesday [17 April 2018] that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on grain sorghum imported from the United States. A preliminary ruling by the MOC found that U.S. companies had dumped grain sorghum on the Chinese market, and such imports had caused substantial damage to the domestic industry…Full Article:

Shanghai Zhongfu Buys Cattle Land in Northern Australia

A Chinese company has bought one of Australia’s largest cattle stations for $76 million. Shanghai Zhongfu, trading in Australia as Kimberley Agricultural Investment (KAI), acquired the 476,000-hectare Carlton Hill station in far north Western Australia (WA)…Full Article: China Daily Aug 2016 Key Point In March 2016, Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approved the acquisition

USDA Decreases 2023/2024 Chinese Corn Import Estimate from 22 Million MTs to 6.5 Million MTs

The perils of forecasting the Chinese agricultural market came to the fore earlier this month when the US Department of Agriculture slashed its predictions for Chinese corn imports. Last year, the USDA reckoned China was set to become the largest importer of grain. But mounting evidence of rising inventories and falling demand triggered a rethink

Chinese Company Buys Australian Sugar Mill to Produce Ethanol from Sorghum

The Chinese company developing the second stage of the Ord irrigation scheme in Western Australia, has bought the old Kununurra sugar mill. Kimberley Agricultural Investments (KAI) is currently developing 13,400 hectares of irrigated land and has purchased the sugar mill which sits on a 19 hectare block. The property is currently being used as offices