The Voice of Hainan: The 4th Hainan International Brand Expo will be held in Sanya

Hainan International Brand Expo

The 4th Hainan International Brand Expo will be held from March 22nd to 24th, 2019 in Sanya, according to a press conference held in Haikou on February 14.

The theme of the exhibition will be “Sharing a New Starting Point for Free Trade”. It is expected to be a grand event celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China.

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Chinese New Year sparks surge in demand for Australian lobster and abalone

Chinese New Year is one of the busiest times of the year for Australian rock lobster fishers and abalone divers with demand from China at the highest it’s ever been

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Feature: Prawn exports highlight Argentina-China win-win ties

Argentina's growing prawn exports to China represent another facet of win-win bilateral ties based on shared profit and mutual benefit.

China is Argentina's second-largest trade partner and leading market of its agricultural exports, with bilateral trade reaching 13.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, up by nearly 2,300 times since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1972.

Today, Argentina's prawn sales to China are poised to deepen and diversify the two countries' trade ties.

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China changes watermelon import requirement

Vietnamese watermelons exported to China will be required to arrive with cartons lined using new materials from May this year.

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Why fish imports from China don’t worry me

Ruhiu turned to fish farming after attending workshops and taking a three months’ certificate course at the Moi University.

He has set up a hatchery in a greenhouse from where he breeds his fingerlings that he sells at Sh15 each. He also restocks his ponds with the fingerlings.

The future of China’s agricultural policy

China’s changing agriculture policy moving towards supplying more produce, and the revitalisation of rural areas is expected to provide opportunities and challenges for exporters.

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China to develop over 5 mln hectares of high-standard farmland

China has started building drought and flood resistant farmland since 2011, in a bid to ensure food security. By the end of 2018, China has already developed 640 million mu of such farmland, with grain output increasing 100 kg per mu on average.

Murang'a farmer cashes in on Chinese demand for avocados

When President Uhuru Kenyatta signed a deal with China for avocado and macadamia export, Samuel Maina saw a business opportunity and grabbed it.

For Maina, head of news at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, the goal was simple: to provide quality avocado seedlings that would drive the export market. And he set out to execute it at his farm in Murang’a county.

Canada Farmers Swap Soybeans as U.S-China Spat Drags on Prices

Soybean acres in Canada are poised to drop for the second straight year as farmers shift acres to more profitable crops. In addition to the price concerns, some growers are also worried that demand for the nation’s supplies will wither if China and the U.S. eventually strike a trade deal.

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Across China: Chinese farmers use new methods as agriculture goes automated

 Lyu Zhenbo was once a famous farmer in his village for making the straightest rows, but now he fails to compete with the guiding system equipped on modern agricultural machines.

"I used to farm with cattle," the 57-year-old farmer from a village in east China's Shandong Province said. "The days of toiling on the land have gone."

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