Chinese Officials in Xinjiang Region Destroyed Illegally Planted GM Corn

The Ministry of Agriculture responded on Monday, regarding a case of genetically modified (GM) corn planted in northwest China’s Xiangjiang, stating that the seeds had been smuggled from abroad. It stated that the company which introduced the GM corn did this to seek profit…Full Article: CRIENGLISH Sept 2016 Key Point In May 2016, officials in

Ürümqi Customs Reports Increasing Textile and Garment Exports to Central Asia

Textile and garment exports to Central Asia and Russia via ports in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region increased by more than 60 percent in the first five months of 2016 from the same period last year…Full Article: The Global Times July 2016 Key Point Approximately 70% of Chinese textile and garment exports via Xinjiang customs

Kyrgyzstan and China Tout Agricultural Cooperation

Agricultural cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and China has been booming in recent years, with traditional cultivation and the trade of agricultural products having become the most heated areas of such cooperation, a Kyrgyz official said. Zhanybek Kerimaliev, deputy agricultural minister of Kyrgyzstan, said Friday [27 May 2016] in an interview with Xinhua that the two nations

Cargo Train Service Between Duisburg, Western Germany, and China’s Xinjiang Region Begins Operation

A cargo train linking Germany and northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region began operation on Saturday [28 May 2016], local authorities said. It takes ten days for the train to reach Germany’s industrial city of Duisburg from Xinjiang’s regional capital Urumqi over a distance of 8,000 km, during which it goes through Kazakhstan, Russia and

Kyrgyz Businessmen Lament the Influx of Smuggled Vegetables from Uzbekistan and China

Businessmen say that smuggled vegetables come to Kyrgyzstan from Uzbekistan and China, a member of the Bishkek Business Club Tilek Toktogaziev said today at a press conference. According to him, the government constantly declares that it is necessary to support greenhouses. This industry is called a priority in agriculture. And preferential loans are issued for

China to Increase Investments in Xinjiang’s Cotton and Textile Industry

Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region aims to create 200,000 jobs in the textile sector for low-income residents over the next five years, the regional economic and information technology commission said. The region created 130,000 jobs in the textile industry over the past five years. Twenty-two enterprises have recently opened in Aksu Textile Park in

Yunnan Coffee Company to Establish Trading Center in Chongqing to Boost Exports via the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe Railway Link

An upcoming spot trading center in Chongqing will provide the much-needed impetus for the coffee industry in China to gain global traction along with a boost from the Belt and Road Initiative. Yunnan-based coffee producer Dehong Hogood Coffee Co Ltd, the company that is setting up the center, said the center will boost trade with

Tajikistan and China Streamline Customs Protocols for Agricultural Products

The first official “Green Channel” port for agricultural products has been opened to facilitate trade between China and Tajikistan. This is the first fast clearance channel for agricultural products between the two countries. Going forward, China and Tajikistan will give priorities to the handling and clearance of fresh products…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Dec 2015 Key