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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. ...
Monday, March 10, 2014
February 2014 Poultry Prices Down Compared to Year Ago
CHINA - China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased two per cent year on year in February, down from 2.5 per cent in January, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) unveiled on Sunday (9 March)....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Chinese Food Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - Chinese food prices are continuing to fall according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Monday, March 03, 2014
Qingdao Reports Rise in Price Index During January
CHINA - The Qingdao investigation team of the National Bureau of Statistics of China released statistics concerning Qingdao's January Consumer Price Index (CPI) on 17 February....
Friday, February 28, 2014
Online Live Chicken Sales Get Round China's Market Ban
CHINA - Live chicken is being sold online despite a three-month ban on live poultry markets in Shanghai....
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Chinese Cities Ban Poultry Trading as H7N9 Cases Rise
CHINA - Chinese cities have stepped up control of the live poultry trade as the number of human H7N9 bird flu infections continues to rise. ...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Is New Chinese Agricultural Policy Driving Production, Consumption?
CHINA - Chinese agriculture has grown tremendously over the past 35 years and with the new leadership in 2012 and a flurry of new government policies, agriculture is expected to experience even faster growth in the coming decade....
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Bird Flu Prompts More Countermeasures
CHINA - More cities announced plans to shut down live poultry markets in the face of rising numbers of people infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu and fears that the Chinese New Year — a peak time for poultry consumption — may worsen the national...
Friday, January 24, 2014
Chinese Consumers' Tastes Are Changing
CHINA - As the living standards of China's more than 1.3 billion inhabitants continue to rise, so does the country's demand for meat products, according to a new Rabobank report....
Hangzhou Halts Live Poultry Trading
CHINA - Hangzhou, capital city of East China's Zhejiang province, announced Thursday that live poultry trading in its main urban areas is halted as of Friday to help contain H7N9 bird flu infections. ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Chinese Egg Prices up Compared to Week Before
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending 12 January compared with the previous week, showed Ministry of Commerce statistics on Tuesday. ...
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Chicken, Egg Prices up Slightly in China
CHINA - The price of foodstuffs in China was steady during the last week of December, according to a survey of 36 medium and large cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce. Eggs and poultry meat were slightly more expensive than the week before....
Monday, December 30, 2013
Prices of Chinese Poultry Products Show Little Change
CHINA - The market price for agricultural food products in China rose slightly over the week of 16-22 December according to a survey carried out by the Ministry of Commerce in 36 large and medium sized cities....
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Final Report on Audits Conducted on Chinese Poultry Slaughter Plants
CHINA - USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted to its website its final report of an audit of four poultry slaughter establishments conducted in the People’s Republic of China. ...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
China Reports Slight Drop in Egg Prices
CHINA - Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending 8 December compared with the previous week, according to a Ministry of Commerce statement....
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Chinese Reports Slight Drop of Agri-food Prices in November
CHINA - A senior statistician with the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), Yu Qiumei, said prices in the food category, which accounts for roughly one-third in the weighting of China's CPI calculation, edged down slightly as a whole in November....
Friday, December 06, 2013
China Bans More Dutch Poultry
CHINA - The Centre for Food Safety has banned poultry product imports from Groningen in the Netherlands due to an avian influenza outbreak....
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Slight Rise in Chinese Farm Produce Prices
CHINA - A Ministry of Commerce statement reports that farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending 1 December compared with the previous week....
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Slight Fall in China's Farm Produce Prices
CHINA - According to monitoring by MOFCOM in 36 medium and large sized cities, price of agro-foodstuff saw a rise by small margin and the price of material for production fell slightly last week (11-17 November). ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
China's Egg Costs Remain Flat
CHINA - According to a Ministry of Commerce statement yesterday (19 November), farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities experienced a slight rebound in the week ending 17 November compared with the previous week. ...
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