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25 September 2020
View news from China China’s August soybean imports from Brazil jump 22 percent from 2019
China’s August imports of soybeans from Brazil rose 22 percent from a year ago as buyers increased their purchases to capitalise on higher margins in early 2020....
24 September 2020
View news from China EuroTier China exhibition sends positive signal to livestock and exhibition sectors: fairs with in-person knowledge-sharing also possible in the pandemic
EuroTier China brought a trade show featuring both physical and virtual platforms to over 12,000 visitors over three days. Trade show offered physical and virtual platforms; The German ministry of agriculture co-sponsored opening ceremony and contributed...
16 September 2020
View news from China China meat imports surging
June import data shows the demand for animal protein in China continues to thrive across all species. Driven by the pork shortage caused by African Swine Fever (ASF), import demand has accelerated since early 2019....
14 September 2020
View news from China China to suspend imports from companies if shipments of frozen food test positive for COVID-19
Chinese customs officials will suspend imports from companies for one week if frozen foods test positive for COVID-19....
09 September 2020
View news from China China buys 664,000 tonnes of US soybeans, its biggest daily purchase in nearly 7 weeks
USDA data shows Chinese buyers booking 664,000 tonnes of soybeans, the largest daily total since 22 July, for deliver in the 2020/21 marketing year....
07 September 2020
View news from China China’s meat imports for August fall, but remain higher than 2019
China imported 832,000 tonnes of meat in August, down almost 17 percent from July – but imports remain high as Beijing seeks to counteract a domestic shortfall in pork production....
03 September 2020
View news from China Looming corn shortages in China put agriculture sector on edge
Skyrocketing corn prices in China are raising concerns over food security as food inflation reaches its highest level in a decade....
28 August 2020
View news from China China says beef import suspension unrelated to China-Australia relations
China suspends beef imports from Australian firm, but says the move is not related to strained diplomatic ties between the two countries....
26 August 2020
View news from China Reader Q&A: why has China suspended imports from some foreign meat processors?
Reuters has responded to reader questions regarding China’s recent spate of import suspensions from foreign meat processing plants with reported COVID-19 infections....
25 August 2020
View news from China US and China will hold to Phase 1 trade deal after phone call
Top US and Chinese officials reaffirmed their commitment to the Phase 1 trade deal, with China agreeing to meet its obligations to buy American farm and manufactured goods....
20 August 2020
View news from China Trade talks between China and the US are back on track
China and the United States have agreed to hold trade talks in the near future to evaluate the progress of the Phase 1 trade deal....
19 August 2020
View news from China No new trade talks scheduled between China and the US
The White House Chief of Staff has told reporters that no new high-level trade talks have been scheduled between the United States and China....
18 August 2020
View news from China Shenzhen adds more coronavirus tests for frozen food imports
The Chinese port city of Shenzhen now requires additional tests on frozen meat and seafood after detecting traces of COVID-19 on food imports last week....
17 August 2020
View news from China Chinese think tank warns of food supply gap by 2025
China is expected to have a food supply gap of about 130 million tonnes by the end of 2025 as demographic shifts see its urban population expanding while its rural workforce ages....
15 August 2020
View news from China WHO downplays infection risk after Chinese officials detect COVID-19 in frozen food imports
Two cities in China have detected traces of the novel coronavirus in containers of imported frozen food. The WHO believes the risk of the virus entering the Chinese food chain remains low....
05 August 2020
View news from China China and US to review trade deal on 15 August
Senior officials from both countries will review the implementation of the Phase 1 trade deal during a 15 August video conference....
03 August 2020
View news from China Advancing animal welfare in Asia
A new centre promoting animal welfare standards internationally is to be established in China, thanks to a University of Queensland-led project....
31 July 2020
View news from China China orders regular COVID-19 tests at wholesale markets
China has asked local authorities to carry out regular coronavirus tests at wholesale markets as part of a holistic strategy to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic....
View news from China China to permit foreign investment in livestock breeding
China’s state planner has said it will encourage foreign investment in livestock and poultry breeding from 2020....
30 July 2020
View news from China China may miss US farm import target for 2020
The ambitious $36.5 billion import target for US farm goods to China is falling further out of reach after seven months of disputes....
23 July 2020
View news from China China issues new COVID-19 control guidelines for meat processing firms
China has issued coronavirus control guidelines for meat companies, saying that imported livestock and poultry products need to be virus-free before processing in Chinese plants....
20 July 2020
View news from China Chinese ports reach capacity as COVID-19 tests slow work
New requirements that food imports be tested for COVID-19 is pushing major Chinese ports to their limit....
07 July 2020
View news from China US trade groups urge China to increase purchases of US goods
The US Chamber of Commerce and other trade associations urged top American and Chinese officials to renew their efforts to implement the Phase 1 trade agreement between China and the US....
29 June 2020
View news from China US food exporters sign safety declarations instead of virus-free guarantees
US food and feed exporters are shipping goods to China with letters assuring the safety of their cargo instead of the official virus-free declarations required by Chinese authorities....
22 June 2020
View news from China China’s food imports must be declared coronavirus-free
China’s customs authority has asked entities exporting food to China to sign a declaration that their goods have not been contaminated by the novel coronavirus....
18 June 2020
View news from China China vows to improve hygiene in food markets after surge in coronavirus cases
Following a new COVID-19 outbreak, members of China’s Communist Party say that low standards of hygiene in China’s wholesale food markets and supply chain vulnerabilities need to be urgently addressed....
17 June 2020
View news from China China’s meat importers sound the alarm over delays at crucial port
China’s meat importers fear clearing delays and reduced demand after one of China’s major ports began screening for COVID-19 for all meat and seafood containers to prevent contamination....
16 June 2020
View news from China China ramps up checks on meat and seafood after spike in COVID-19 cases in Beijing market
Multiple Chinese provinces are stepping up inspections of fresh and frozen meat and seafood, including imported goods, after new cases of the novel coronavirus are linked to a Beijing food market....
 
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