China

Poultry market tipped for return to growth in 2019

analysis

China holds key to global poultry market

By Aidan Fortune

China and its international relationships could be the driving force behind growth in the global poultry market in 2019 as it comes out of what has been described as one of the most turbulent years in decades.

The international beef sector may benefit from the rise of African Swine Fever

analysis

Beef to benefit from African Swine Fever epidemic

By Aidan Fortune

New reports of incidents of African Swine Fever (ASF) are being reported on a daily basis, with China and Belgium both being hit by the virus in recent weeks. However, the rising number of incidents is having a positive knock-on effect on other proteins,...

The latest ASF incident in China was registered near the border with Russia’s Far East region

ASF in China gets closer to Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian authorities are raising the alarm after an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in an area of China close to the Russian border.

WTO to examine trade battles

Retaliatory duties on USA meat exports challenged at WTO

By Keith Nuthall

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has agreed to establish disputes settlement panels to rule on whether retaliatory duties imposed by Canada, China, and Mexico on US meat exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial...

China lifts ban on Hungarian duck imports

Hungary to relaunch duck, goose exports to China as ban lifted

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

The Chinese authorities have decided to scrap the ban imposed on imports of goose and duck from Hungary, Hungarian Minister of Agriculture Istvan Nagy announced after a meeting held with Han Changfu, his Chinese counterpart.

JBS described China as one of its biggest export destinations

JBS signs export deal with Alibaba-Win Chain

By Ashley Williams

Brazilian meatpacker JBS has agreed a billion-dollar deal with global e-commerce business Alibaba Group to sell its beef, pork and poultry in China.

Danish Crown signs Alibaba Win-Chain deal

Danish Crown signs deal with Alibaba Win-Chain

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Danish Crown and Alibaba’s Win-Chain wholesaler have signed a €300m agreement for weekly deliveries of 250 tonnes of Danish pork from Danish Crown’s new factory in China for five years.