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  • Chinese food trader COFCO wins 25-year concession for new port terminal in Brazil

    COFCO International Brazil SA (COFCO Brazil), a branch of COFCO International, the overseas agriculture platform of China's leading food trader COFCO, recently announced that it had won a 25-year concession for an agriculture bulk terminal at the Port of Santos in Brazil.


  • China strives to build agricultural sci-tech innovation system

    China aims to establish a modern agricultural science and technology innovation system by 2025, according to a development guideline of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) for the 14th Five-Year Plan released on Wednesday.


  • China unveils top 10 agricultural science advances of 2021

    The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) on Wednesday unveiled the country's 10 most significant advances in the field of agricultural sciences in 2021.


  • Central, western China to push engineering, agriculture in higher education

    China will encourage institutions of higher learning in its central and western regions to highlight disciplines including engineering, agriculture and medicine as part of efforts to improve the quality of higher education in the regions, an official with the Ministry of Education said Monday.


  • China's central bank cuts relending rates for agriculture, small firms

    China's central bank on Tuesday announced that it has decided to lower relending rates for the agriculture sector and small enterprises by 0.25 percentage points starting from Dec. 7.


  • China expects bumper grain harvest this summer

    China is expected to see a bumper summer grain harvest this year thanks to increasing yields of harvested crops and better crop conditions, an official said Tuesday.


  • Agricultural Bank of China to issue RMB270bln in loans to aid spring farming in 2021

    The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), one of the country's largest commercial lenders, is to provide over 270 billion yuan in loans to aid spring farming and preparation in 2021, with the newly-added loans issued to farming households over 110 billion yuan, reported the Xinhua-run last Saturday.


  • Impact of RCEP on China's Trade and Investment in Agriculture and Measures

    RCEP has lowered the barriers to trade and investment in agriculture among member countries, and will effectively promote the development of China's agriculture.


  • China to see bumper harvest for 2020: agriculture minister

    China will see a bumper harvest this year, with grain production expected to hit an all-time high, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Han Changfu said on Wednesday.


  • Chinese helping to diversify Zambia's economy: former minister

    Chinese are helping Zambia to diversify from mining to agriculture sector that will result in improved living standards for Zambians, former Zambian Minister of Youth and Sports has said.


  • Northwest China province to hold agricultural hi-tech fair

    The 27th China Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Fair is scheduled to be held between Oct. 22 and 26 in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to the organizer.


  • China's agriculture ministry, Exim Bank extend partnership to promote int'l co-op in agriculture

    China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Export-Import Bank of China extended their strategic partnership to jointly promote international cooperation in agriculture, according to a circular posted on the ministry's website on Wednesday.


  • China to foster characteristic industrial clusters in rural areas

    China will step up efforts to foster characteristic industrial clusters in rural areas, thus laying a solid foundation for rural revitalization, according to a national plan on rural industry development for 2020 to 2025 issued on Thursday.


  • China's wholesale agricultural product prices dip

    The wholesale prices of China's agricultural products dropped Monday, according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.


  • China's agriculture sector withstands COVID-19 epidemic

    China's agriculture sector logged robust performance in the first quarter of the year despite the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, an official said here Tuesday.


  • China's agriculture upgrade to accelerate in next decade: report

    The transformation and upgrading of agriculture in China will significantly accelerate in the next 10 years, and the level of agricultural modernization will steadily improve, according to a report released on Monday.


  • China unveils guidance on social capital investment in agriculture, rural area

    China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs issued on Wednesday a guidance on social capital investment in agriculture and rural area.


  • Thai Finance Ministry mulls handouts for farmers

    An emergency meeting of the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) committee was called on April 9 to discuss relief measures for farmers, according to BAAC Chairman and Finance Minister Uttam Sawangnoon.


  • China issues guideline on spring farming amid epidemic control

    Chinese authorities on Monday issued a guideline on coordinating the novel coronavirus control measures with spring farming preparation, to ensure the country's agricultural production amid the epidemic.


  • China stresses timely spring farming, stable employment

    The State Council, China's cabinet, on Tuesday stressed the importance of timely spring farming and a steady business environment for stable employment.


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