China Displeased Over US Actions Against Hardwood Plywood Products

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Tuesday [14 November 2017] expressed strong discontent over a U.S. trade remedy ruling against hardwood plywood products imported from China. Describing the action and ruling as “unreasonable,” the MOC urged the United States to implement the consensus reached between leaders of the two countries and properly manage differences through

China to Reform Agricultural Subsidies in its 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020)

China will reform a series of agricultural subsidies and ways of financial investment in agricultural industry in the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), the Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily reported on Wednesday [16 September 2015]. The authorities are expected to combine the existing three subsidy policies including subsidy for superior crop varieties, direct subsidy to grain-growing

China’s Ministry of Agriculture to Increase Subsidies to Grain Farmers and Widen Pilot Land Reform

China will improve agricultural subsidy policies in an effort to deepen rural reform, promote agricultural modernization and increase peasants’ income, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) announced Thursday [30 April 2015]. A total of 14 billion yuan ($2.3 billion) will be given directly to grain farmers. Another 20.4 billion yuan will go to farmers to promote