China’s Beer Equipment Manufacturer, Ziemann Holvrieka Asia, to Invest in Vietnam, Nigeria, and Mexico in 2016

China’s Ziemann Holvrieka Asia Co Ltd, a specialist in beer-making equipment and food-and-beverage plants, will deploy more resources, including human resources, in emerging markets such as Vietnam, Nigeria and Mexico this year, to compete with other established rivals in the region. The subsidiary of China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd, the country’s largest transportation equipment

10 Chinese Merchants Import the Lion’s Share of Vietnamese Watermelons

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, over 10 Chinese merchants dominate the selection and reception of quality watermelons at the border gates. After harvest, Vietnamese traders transport watermelons to the Vietnam-China border, but the right of selection and receipt of the qualified fruit entirely belongs to Chinese traders…Full Article: VietnamNet Apr 2015 Key

China’s Fruit Exporters Lost Market Share in Vietnam Due in Part to Oil Rig Dispute

Thailand has surpassed China to become the largest exporter of vegetables and fruits into Vietnam via official channels. Official statistics show that by the end of September, imports of vegetables and fruits from Thailand valued at more than US$135 million, compared with nearly $100 million from China…Full Article: Thanh Nien News Nov 2014 Key Points

China’s Farming Machinery Manufacturers, SINOMACH and YTO Group, Look to New Markets in Southeast Asia

China’s top farming equipment manufacturers are seeking investment opportunities in Southeast Asia at the ongoing 11th China-ASEAN Expo held in Nanning in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. China National Machinery Industry Corporation (SINOMACH), the country’s first Fortune 500 company in the machinery sector, has launched an investment program in Vietnam and Thailand in an

China to Close Border Checkpoints along Vietnamese Border While New Regulations on Farm Produce Imports are Instituted

Vietnam’s agricultural exports to China have seen a slight dip as local farmers scramble to search for new markets. Between January and July [2014], the cassava exports to China reached around US$572.3 million, a 3.12 percent decrease year-on-year. Around 85 percent of Vietnam’s cassava and cassava-products are exported to China via the northern border, according