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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....
16 March 2016
China Sees Reduced Stocks of Broilers After Avian Flu Restrictions
CHINA - China is the world’s second largest poultry market, but the latest report on the country from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS) revised down China's consumption forecast based on softening demand for...
21 January 2016
Chinese Firm Sets Up Poultry Farm in Nigeria
CHINA - A Chinese firm in southwest Nigeria's Ogun State has set up an integrated poultry farm, which China's Xinhua national news agency said was to focus on enhancing Nigeria's food security....
08 December 2015
China to Help Africa Modernise Agriculture
CHINA - The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, has announced that China is starting major operations to help people in Africa modernise agriculture, among other cooperation projects....
26 November 2015
China, US Discuss Bilateral Poultry Trade
CHINA - China's Agriculture Minister Han Changfu met US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on the sidelines of a trade meeting between the two countries in Guangzhou this week....
20 November 2015
Resistance to 'Last-Resort' Antibiotic Found in China
CHINA - Scientists in China have found increased levels of resistance to an antimicrobial drug used when other drugs have failed, according to a report in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases....
30 October 2015
China Needs Cold Chain Improvement to Meet Food Demand
CHINA - The new railway from Chongqing to Rotterdam provides exciting new opportunities for European producers to meet Chinese food demand, but improvement of cold chains to ensure perishable food safety is needed, leading agricultural bank Rabobank has...
28 August 2015
China's Poultry Import Market Affected by Avian Flu
CHINA - China's poultry imports are expected to decrease from 2015's figure, according to estimates from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
26 August 2015
China's Poultry Consumption to Remain Flat in 2016
CHINA - China's poultry consumption is expected to remain similar in 2016 to 2015, according to a report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service....
03 June 2015
Ten Reasons Why China Needs the US
CHINA - China is America’s biggest customer for agricultural products, with almost a fifth of imported goods coming from the US. ...
08 May 2015
Price of Chinese Farm Produce Drops Slightly
CHINA - The price of farm Chinese produce continued to fall last week according to a survey of 36 medium and large sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
30 April 2015
Slight Drop in Average Price of Chinese Farm Produce
CHINA – The average price of Chinese farm produce fell slightly over the last week, according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
28 April 2015
Young Chinese Couple's Instant Poultry Success
CHINA – A 500,000-yuan poultry investment could be earning two million yuan a year by the end of 2015....
20 April 2015
Rise in Price of Chinese Farm Produce
CHINA - The price of farm produce in China has risen over the last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities carried out by the Ministry of Commerce....
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