Ukraine Plans to Become a Major Food Supplier to China in 2014

The government continues talks with China on cooperation in the agricultural sector. As explained by Mykola Prysiazhnyuk, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, China will provide credits and investments to Ukraine, and our country, on its part, will supply agricultural products on the Chinese market, the Information-Analytical Bulletin of the Cabinet of Ministers of

China to Invest over US$2.6 billion to Develop and Lease 3 million hectares of Ukrainian Farmland

China will plough billions of yuan [CNY 1 billion = US$163 million] into farmland in Ukraine that will eventually become its biggest overseas agricultural project. The move is a significant step in China’s recent efforts to encourage domestic companies to farm overseas as China’s food demand grows in pace with urbanization…Full-text article: South China Morning

Ukraine’s Largest Agribusiness Firm and China’s CAMC Engineering Company to Construct Cattle Breeding Complex in Poltava Oblast

The public joint stock company Ukrlendfarming and the China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd. signed a memorandum on construction of a cattle breeding complex in Poltava region [central Ukraine] numbering 7,000 heads. China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd. is subordinate to the China National Machinery Industry Corporation (SINOMACH)…Full-text article: BlackSeaGrain July 2013 Key point Construction will take