Ukraine and China Sign Action Plan on Strengthening Belt and Road Ties

China and Ukraine on Tuesday [5 December 2017] signed an action plan on jointly building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road and agreed to deepen all-round collaboration to strengthen their strategic partnership at the third session of the China-Ukraine Intergovernmental Commission on bilateral cooperation in Kiev, capital of Ukraine. The

China Approves Ukrainian Exports of Sunflower Meal and Sugar Beet Pulp

Ukraine has been approved to export sunflower meals and sugar beet pulp to China, State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said in a statement on Monday [20 November 2017]. According to the statement, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine has approved seven Ukrainian companies for sunflower meals deliveries

Ukraine Hopes to See China Green Light Shipments of Fish, Animal Feed, Eggs, and Other Food Products

Ukraine is interested in expanding the presence of its agricultural producers in the Chinese market, Ukraine’s State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said on Tuesday [15 August 2017]. In particular, this year, Ukraine plans to start exporting fish products and animal feeding stuff to China, the agency said in a statement following the

State-Owned Henan Farm Invests in Tajik and Ukrainian Farmland

Duan Lin manages vast swathes of farmland in central China’s Henan Province. Next week, the agricultural specialist will fly to Tajikistan to inspect 1,600 hectares of farmland he runs there. Duan comes from a family of agricultural businessmen. His grandfather, Duan Shouming, was among the first generation of farmers who came in 1956 to develop

The MIR 162 Debacle – Implications for US Exporters

Lying on the western bank of the Mississippi River, the New Orleans suburb of Westwego (pop. ~9,000) would seem to have little in common with Shenzhen, the thriving southern Chinese metropolis of 15 million people located some 8,500 miles away. In September 2014, their distant connection became front page news when the family-owned American agribusiness

Ukrainian and Chinese Investors to Develop the Agricultural Sector of Chernigov Oblast

DARA Group has signed an agreement with a Chinese corporation to jointly invest in the Ukrainian agricultural sector, local media reported Tuesday [23 September 2014]. The memorandum of understanding was inked on Monday between the Ukrainian multi-sectorial group and China’s Huangfan District Agricultural Corporation based in the country’s central Henan Province. Sergey Yevtushenko, head of