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21 July 2017
Iowa's Gov Reynolds Kicks Off China Farm Mission
CHINA - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is leading a trade mission to China that will feature officials from groups representing the state's major agricultural producers....
18 July 2017
China's Agricultural Imports Rise Rapidly in 2017
CHINA - China's imports of major agricultural products continued to increase fast in the first five months of the year, driven by price gaps between domestically produced products and imported products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture....
30 June 2017
Joint Project Explores Sustainability of China's Poultry Industry
CHINA - Milestone results of a three-year joint project looking into the sustainability of China’s fast-growing poultry industry were recently announced in Beijing....
28 June 2017
China Exports First Shipment of Cooked Poultry Meat to US
CHINA - China exported cooked poultry meat to the US for the first time, signifying that the country has reached an international standard of poultry processing and quality supervision....
09 June 2017
May Inflation Expected to Rise in China as Food Price Decline Narrows
CHINA - China's consumer price index (CPI) in May, a main gauge of inflation, is expected to pick up from April, with the food price decline likely to narrow....
China’s WH Group Targets Beef, Poultry Assets in US, Europe
CHINA - China’s WH Group Ltd, (0288.HK), owner of Smithfield Foods Inc., the world’s largest pork producer, is scouting for US and European beef and poultry assets to buy, in a move that would sharpen its rivalry with global meat packers Tyson Foods...
07 June 2017
Egg, Produce Prices Continue to Retreat in China
CHINA - Prices of meat and vegetables continued to drop in major Chinese cities last week, official data showed Tuesday....
Wenjiang Promotes Frozen Chicken to Combat H7N9 Exposure
CHINA - With the spread of the H7N9 influenza virus, supermarkets in Wenjiang have stopped slaughtering live poultry onsite and suspended any trade of live poultry....
10 May 2017
China's April CPI Up 1.2%, PPI Up 6.4%
CHINA - China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, rose 1.2 per cent year on year in April, official data showed on Wednesday....
04 May 2017
China's Consumer Price Growth Likely to Accelerate in April
CHINA - China's consumer inflation is expected to pick up in April due to rising non-food prices and a low base for the same period a year ago, according to a report of the Bank of Communications....
26 April 2017
Food Prices Continue to Dip in China
CHINA - The average price of food in 50 Chinese cities continued to drop between 11 April and 20 April, official data showed Monday....
Expert Calls for Greater Efforts to Fight H7N9 Flu
CHINA - China has worked hard to prevent and control the spread of the H7N9 influenza virus, which this winter registered its largest outbreak since first being reported in China in 2013, but greater efforts are needed against the contagious disease,...
24 April 2017
Improved Cold Chain Logistics to Safeguard Food Security
CHINA - Efforts have been started to accelerate the development of cold chain logistics, according to a plan issued by the State Council on 21 April....
11 April 2017
Tibet Reports First H7N9 Case; Two Cases in Central China
CHINA - A human infection of H7N9 bird flu has been reported in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, the local health authority said Saturday....
04 April 2017
China's March Inflation Forecast at 0.8%
CHINA - China's consumer price index (CPI) is expected to grow by about 0.8 per cent in March from the same month of 2016, the Bank of Communications said Thursday....
30 March 2017
China Responds to WTO Report on EU Poultry Tariff Quota Dispute
CHINA - The Ministry of Commerce has released its response to a World Trade Organization (WTO) report on an EU poultry tariff dispute....
20 March 2017
Zhanjiang's Animal Husbandry Development Gets a Push
CHINA - Zhanjiang's livestock farming bases have been required to develop market-oriented feature products along with quality improvements at a working conference held on 13 March....
H7N9 Fatalities Hit 13 in East China's Jiangxi
CHINA - Thirteen of the 37 people infected with H7N9 avian flu have died since January in east China's Jiangxi Province, the provincial health and family planning commission announced Saturday....
Shanghai Adopts Most Stringest Food Safety Regulations
CHINA - A new food safety regulation, said to be the most stringent ever enacted, will take effect in Shanghai on Monday....
17 March 2017
Chinese City Halts Live Poultry Trading
CHINA - Live poultry trading will cease for three weeks in the central Chinese city of Changsha on concerns over the H7N9 bird flu virus, the local health and family planning commission said Friday....
16 March 2017
Quality of China's Agricultural Products to Improve
CHINA - The Ministry of Agriculture has published a five-year plan to improve the quality of agricultural products, including measures to ensure that products such as apples, tea and pork can be traced back to their producers....
02 March 2017
Cargill, Heifer Commemorate Partnership with Kick-off Celebration
CHINA - Cargill and Heifer International are celebrating the official launch of a programme aimed at improving the lives of more than 450 smallholder farming households in the Qinsghen, China....
16 February 2017
China's Poultry Industry Needs 'Upgrade' to Contain Bird Flu
CHINA - China has been struggling with bird flu outbreaks in humans for some time, with poultry markets forced to close in some parts of the country to prevent disease spread....
08 September 2016
Another Bird Flu Outbreak Found in China
CHINA - A new outbreak of H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in Guizhou province, China....
09 August 2016
China Struggles with Lower Broiler Breeding Stock after Flu Restrictions
CHINA - China is the second largest broiler meat consumer in the world, but production is forecast to drop by 5 per cent in calendar year 2016 due to China’s continued import restrictions on grandparent stock from major trading partners....
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