China

Canada has initiated talks with China

Canada heads to China to expand pork and beef exports

By Ashley Williams

Canada is aiming to boost its position in the global meat market by initiating discussions with China in order to strengthen trading relationships and to pursue other opportunities across the agricultural sector.

Chuying reported a drop in profits last year

Debt costs bite at Chinese pig breeder Chuying

By Mark Godfrey

Expansion in capacity has hurt leading producer of finishing pigs and piglets Chuying Agro-pastoral Group, as the industry remains moored at the low end of the pig price cycle.

British beef could be exported to China for the first time in 20 years

Lift on BSE beef ban would bring ‘huge benefits’ to UK producers

By Ashley Williams

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is set to renew talks with Chinese agriculture officials to lift the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) ban on British beef exports to the Asian market, which it described as an “important...

The US meat industry is expressing concern over escalating trade battles

US China trade battle

US beef sector unsettled by threat of Chinese duties

By Ed Zwirn, in New York

US beef industry representatives are voicing consternation over the Chinese Government’s announcement that the country is preparing retaliatory sanctions against beef exports as part of its escalating trade war with the USA.

Thai poultry has made its return to China after a 14-year ban

Thai poultry shipments arrive in China

By Mark Godfrey

Thai and Chinese officials have marked the reopening of the Chinese market to Thai poultry with 14 containers arriving in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan.