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Monday, September 01, 2014
US Investment Company Buys into Chinese Chicken Producer
CHINA - Global investment firm KKR is to invest approximately US$400 million for an 18 per cent stake in a leading vertically integrated chicken meat producer in China, Fujian Sunner Development. ...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise
CHINA - The prices of farm produce in China rose slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rising
CHINA - Farm produce prices in China rose slightly during the week of 11-17 August according to a survey of production in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
China to Expand Agricultural Produce Trade with Russia
CHINA - Chinese companies exported $2.1 billion worth of agricultural produce to Russia last year, and China is willing to work with Russia to expand two-way agricultural produce trade, said a Ministry of Commerce spokesman....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce MOFCOM....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
China 90 Per Cent Self-sufficient in Animal Vaccines
CHINA - The Chinese animal vaccine market grew by more than 26 per cent between 2004 and 2013, according to a new report....
China's June CPI Growth to Remain Flat
CHINA - An upcoming release of official economic data for June will show that China's inflation eased again last month, analysts have forecast. ...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Zhejiang Bans Urban Live Poultry Trading
CHINA - Live poultry trading has been banned in urban areas of east China's Zhejiang Province for good from Tuesday to control the spread of bird flu....
Monday, June 30, 2014
How Improving Welfare Can Improve Profits
ANALYSIS - Animal welfare has moved up the agenda for livestock production and companies are now embracing the concept and wanting to understand new solutions to improving conditions for animals bred for food....
Friday, June 27, 2014
Chinese Farm Product Prices Fall Slightly
CHINA - The prices of major farm products fell slightly last week following a market survey of prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM)....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: US Country of Origin Labelling under Attack
CHINA - A sharp attack has been made on the US stance on country of origin labelling (COOL) by the Canadian Agriculture minister, Gerry Ritz, this week at the World Meat Congress in Beijing....
WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: Chinese Progress in Global Meat and Livestock Sector
ANALYSIS - China is playing an increasingly important role on the international meat market thanks to rising consumption, prices and imports....
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
China Reports Increase in Meat, Poultry Prices
CHINA - China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased 2.5 per cent year on year in May, up from 1.8 per cent in the previous month, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Soy Prices Driven by Chinese Poultry Industry?
CHINA - The head of Bunge has said that China’s recovering poultry industry is resulting in a bounce back in soybean crushing prices....
Friday, May 23, 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Pick Up
CHINA - The prices of major farm products picked up slightly in the first full week of May according to a survey of prices in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Friday, May 09, 2014
China's April Consumer Price Index up
CHINA - China's consumer prices increased at a slower pace in April as the cost of fresh vegetables and pork both declined, official data showed on Friday....
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Live Poultry Trade Set to Resume in Shanghai
CHINA - Shanghai will continue pushing sales of poultry that has already been slaughtered, even though a city ban on the live fowl trade ends tomorrow, 1 May, officials said....
Live Poultry Markets to be Closed in South China
CHINA - The two major downtown districts in Guangzhou — Yuexiu and Liwan — and the mega university town in Panyu district have been selected as pilot areas to require that only frozen poultry be sold at local markets and bazaars starting May 5....
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China continued to fall last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium-sized cities conducted by the Ministry of Commerce, MOFCOM....
Monday, April 21, 2014
China to Remain Self-sufficient in Food Production
CHINA - Despite an expected increase in the country's food imports, China will maintain self-sufficiency in its main food crops, including wheat and rice, in the coming decade, said an agricultural report released on Sunday....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
China's Food Prices Increase; Inflation at Retail Level
CHINA - Increased food prices drove China's inflation at retail level to rise at a faster pace in March than the previous month, but the inflation pressure still remained subdued and gave policymakers enough room to mull economic policy action....
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Fall in Prices of Chinese Agro-foodstuff
CHINA - The price of agro-foodstuff in China was falling last week (March 17 to March 23) according to a survey of 36 medium and large sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Support to Centralise Chicken Slaughter in Guangdong
CHINA - About 53 per cent of respondents in a recent poll in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, support centralised slaughter of chickens and a ban on the live chicken trade in wet markets, while 31 per cent opposed such a move....
Monday, March 24, 2014
Brazilian Chicken Finds Growing Roost in China
CHINA - News that five Brazilian poultry plants have been awarded approval to export goods to China is a sign of a strong commitment to the bilateral trading relationship between the two countries, according to officials with the Brazilian Poultry Association...
Monday, March 17, 2014
H7N9 Flu Reduces China's Chicken Production, Imports
CHINA - While production and import forecasts for Chinese broiler meat have been reduced, 2014 exports are forecast to increase four per cent. Most exports are cooked/preserved products. ...
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