New Pepper Species Discovered on Hainan Island

A new pepper species has been discovered in south China’s Hainan Province, according to the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences. The new species, Piper jianfenglingense, is found in evergreen broadleaf forests at elevations between 500 and 800 meters at the Jianfengling National Nature Reserve in the province’s Ledong Li Autonomous County, according to the

Afghanistan Expresses Interest in Exporting Saffron, Pomegranates, and Pine Nuts to China

A multibillion dollar contract for the development of the Mes Aynak copper mine in central Logar province will benefit the people off both countries, the Afghanistan ambassador to China hopes…Full Article: MENAFN May 2017 Key Point According to the Afghan Ambassador to China, Afghanistan would like to increase exports of Afghan saffron, pomegranates, and pine