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Dominique Patton

China to waive tariffs on some U.S. soybeans, pork in goodwill gesture

06 Dec 2019

BEIJING China on Friday confirmed that it will waive import tariffs for some soybeans and pork shipments from the United States, as the two sides try to thrash out a broader agreement to defuse their protracted trade war.

RPT-China's restaurants feel the heat as pork supplies plunge

05 Dec 2019

* Pork prices set to stay high into 2020 on huge supply shortage

China's restaurants feel the heat as pork supplies plunge

04 Dec 2019

BEIJING Cao Xianli, the owner of a 'ribs and rice' restaurant in eastern China's Qingdao city, is facing his biggest test in a decade of running the eatery.

RPT-China to slash coal-fired power capacity at big utilities by merging assets -document

03 Dec 2019

* Plan sees combined capacity reduction of 25% to 33% by end-2021

China's Zijin Mining agrees to buy Canada's Continental Gold for about $1 bln

02 Dec 2019

BEIJING, Dec 2 Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd , one of China's biggest gold miners, has signed an agreement to buy Canadian miner Continental Gold Inc , saying the purchase would increase its gold reserves and boost cash flow and profit.

China's pork prices rebound as consumption picks up in cold weather

02 Dec 2019

BEIJING, Dec 2 China's pork prices rose on Monday, the first meaningful rebound in more than a month, as consumption increased with colder weather while supplies remained short in the world's top consumer of the meat.

UPDATE 1-China to slash coal-fired power capacity at big utilities by merging assets -document

02 Dec 2019

* Plan sees combined capacity reduction of 25% to 33% by end-2021

Chinese importers scoop up Brazilian soybeans amid U.S. trade uncertainty

25 Nov 2019

BEIJING Chinese buyers scooped up at least 20 cargoes of Brazilian soybeans last week due to uncertainty over a trade deal with the United States that sent them rushing to lock in supplies, traders said on Monday.

China ends ban on U.S. poultry imports as pig disease crisis causes meat shortage

14 Nov 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON/CHICAGO Beijing lifted a nearly five-year ban on imports of U.S. poultry meat on Thursday, a move the U.S. Trade Representative said would lead to more than $1 billion in annual shipments to China.

As swine fever fries China vaccine sales, Boehringer rewrites prescription for recovery

14 Nov 2019

BEIJING Germany's Boehringer Ingelheim, the global No. 2 in animal health, is having to rebuild itself in China after a deadly pig disease decimated sales of unrelated mainstay vaccines, bringing write-offs and leaving it facing a three-year slog to recovery.

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