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22 February 2021
View news from China China redoubles focus on food security in newly released policy document
China will put greater pressure on its regions to boost grain yields and step-up support for its domestic seed industry as it strengthens its focus on food security after the COVID-19 pandemic, a major policy document issued late Sunday showed....
04 January 2021
View news from China Chinese consumers are turning away from imported meat due to COVID-19 fears
Chinese supermarkets and consumers are embracing domestic meat as import numbers stagnate and concerns over food-borne transmission of the novel coronavirus continue....
30 December 2020
View news from China China Meat Association calls for exporters to disinfect shipments to prevent COVID-19
Chinese meat importers and processors have called on exporters in countries with COVID-19 cases to increase checks on shipments before they are sent to China....
03 December 2020
View news from China China requires imported cold-chain food to undergo nucleic acid test before sale
China’s Administration for Market Regulation now requires imported cold-chain food products to undergo a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 before any products can be sold in China....
30 November 2020
View news from China China reports completing protocols for Phase One trade deal with US
The Global Times reports that China has completed the farm product quarantine protocols agreed under the bilateral Phase One trade deal....
27 November 2020
View news from China China’s COVID-19 testing regime creates bottlenecks in meat trade
In a supermarket in downtown Beijing, refrigerator shelves normally filled with steak from around the world sit empty as tougher testing for the novel coronavirus creates supply bottlenecks and raises prices for importers....
26 November 2020
View news from China Beijing’s Xinfadi market suspends sales on fears of coronavirus transmission
Beijing’s Xinfadi market, which was linked to a COVID-19 outbreak in June, has suspended sales and storage of cold-chain goods and aquatic products....
25 November 2020
View news from China China reports 22 new COVID-19 cases as officials flag frozen food link
China has recorded 22 new coronavirus infections on 23 November, up from 11 on 22 November as health officials from the city of Tianjin suggest that the cases were linked to frozen food imports....
18 November 2020
View news from China China’s trade partners resist coronavirus food tests on imports
Major food-producing countries are growing increasingly irritated with China’s scrutiny of imported products and are calling on it to stop aggressive testing for the coronavirus....
16 November 2020
View news from China New COVID-19 controls in China could put frozen food importers on ice
Though the WHO and USDA say that the risk of catching COVID-19 from frozen food is low, China has repeatedly sounded alarms after detecting the virus on product packaging....
04 November 2020
View news from China China’s Greenland Group signs meat distribution deal with Brazil’s Minerva
China's Greenland Group has agreed to expand the presence of Brazilian meat-packer Minerva in China through a joint venture with registered capital of 500 million yuan ($74.83 million), according to a statement from Greenland on 2 November....
View news from China China says its importers are voluntarily cutting back on Australian goods
China says that reduced imports of Australian products and farm goods were the result of importers own decisions, hitting back at media characterisations....
03 November 2020
View news from China Red meat and dairy showcased in China
Red meat and dairy products from the UK will take centre stage in China this month at one of Asia’s leading food and drink trade shows....
29 October 2020
View news from China USDA stands by its latest estimate of China’s corn imports
The US Department of Agriculture is defending its forecast of China’s corn imports despite analysts noting the high sales price....
26 October 2020
View news from China China’s purchases of US farm goods under the Phase 1 target
US trade representatives claim that China’s purchases of US farm goods is at 71 percent of the target agreed under Phase 1 deal....
28 September 2020
View news from China Beijing urges frozen food importers to shun countries with severe COVID-19 outbreaks
Beijing has called on importers to shun frozen food from countries contending with ongoing coronavirus outbreaks....
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....
 
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