Hong Kong’s CK Hutchinson Holdings Acquires Melon Farms in Australia

A Chinese investment firm has completed one of the largest horticultural purchases in the history of Australia’s Northern Territory (NT). Hong Kong-based CK Hutchinson Holdings on Friday [23 November 2018 completed the purchase of two NT watermelon farms for 27.5 million Australian dollars (19.9 million U.S. dollars)…Full Article: Xinhua Nov 2018 Key Point The two

Chinese Imports of Burmese Watermelons, Mangos, and Muskmelons Remain Strong

A worker selects fruit for customer at the Thiri Mingalar wholesale market in Yangon, Myanmar, Sept. 6, 2017. About 95 percent of Myanmar’s fruit export has gone to China during the current fiscal year, making the country Myanmar’s main agricultural export market, official media reported Tuesday [5 September 2017]…Full Article: The Global Times Sept 2017

Xinjiang Looking to Export Seeds, Machinery, and Fertilizers to Central Asia

The farm sector in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will export more agricultural technology to countries in Central Asia as the Belt and Road Initiative is further implemented, officials and experts said. “The geographical and the natural conditions in Xinjiang are very similar to Central Asia. The initiative has created an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us

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