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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....
14 July 2020
View news from China Chinese meat imports up over 70 percent
According to data from Chinese customs authorities, the country imported 4.75 million tonnes of meat, including offal, in the first six months of the year....
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....
23 June 2020
View news from China China says Brazilian beef exporter voluntarily suspended exports due to COVID-19 infections
Brazilian beef exporter suspends shipments to China due to novel coronavirus outbreaks at meat plants....
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....
15 June 2020
View news from China Wholesale market in Beijing temporarily shut after new COVID-19 infections
Chinese authorities have temporarily shut a major wholesale agricultural market following a spike in locally transmitted COVID-19 infections in Beijing....
22 May 2020
View news from China US reports progress with China in phase 1 trade deal, but tensions remain
US officials report positive developments in trade with Beijing despite souring relations due to COVID-19....
19 May 2020
View news from China China imposes a tariff on Australian barley as trade tensions escalate
China announces an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duty aimed at Australia....
14 May 2020
View news from China Grain trader still optimistic that China’s purchases of US farm products will hit Phase 1 target
Global grains trader Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) remains optimistic that China will meet its Phase 1 trade deal commitments to increase purchases of US farm commodities....
13 April 2020
View news from China China’s US ambassador says trade deal is being implemented
China is still implementing the first phase of the US-China trade deal, but hopes for a coordinated response to address the pandemic....
10 April 2020
View news from China Pandemic poised to reshape agriculture, trade and views of globalisation
Researchers at Virginia Tech find that COVID-19 has raised questions about diversifying suppliers for world agricultural trade despite US-China trade deal progress. ...
31 March 2020
View news from China Getting the most benefit from palm fat supplements
Emerging research has demonstrated that using coated folic acid along with palm fat powder in cattle feed can boost growth performance and rumen health without causing negative side effects....
25 March 2020
View news from China USDA and US Trade Representative announce progress on farm provisions of the US-China trade deal
The United States and China have made progress in implementing the agriculture-related elements of the US-China trade deal....
28 February 2020
View news from China Hotpot festivals in Shanghai stores highlight US beef alternative cuts
CHINA - Focusing on top blade, rib fingers, hanging tender and other cuts used in popular hotpot dishes, USMEF recently partnered with one of China’s largest retail food chains to demonstrate the advantages of alternative cuts of US beef. Funded by...
25 February 2020
View news from China China lifts ban on US beef imports in accordance with phase-one deal
China lifted a 19-year import ban on US beef, giving the US farmers much broader access to China's rising market, which is also in accordance with the agreed phase one trade deal signed in January....
18 February 2020
View news from China China grants tariff exemptions on nearly 700 US goods
In an effort to support purchases of US goods, the Chinese government will grant exemptions on 696 retaliatory tariffs, the most substantial tariff relief to be offered yet. ...
27 January 2020
View news from China US Beef Patties Showcased for Sam’s Club Shoppers in Beijing, Shenzhen
CHINA - Last summer’s US beef burger promotions at two Shanghai Sam’s Club stores were so successful that USMEF expanded the activity to two more of China’s largest cities – Shenzhen and Beijing. ...
24 January 2020
View news from China Chinese Tariff Rate Quota Policy Severely Impacts US Wheat Exports
CHINA - The US and China recently agreed to a phase one trade deal that aims to resolve the current trade war between the two countries. But that is just the latest development in longstanding and complicated US-Chinese trade disputes....
24 December 2019
View news from China China Lifts Import Ban on Certain Japanese Beef Products
CHINA - Chinese authorities recently announced that the country would remove a ban on imports of Japan's deboned beef under 30 months old starting 19 December....
 
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