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Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane

15 May 2019

BEIJING Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years.

China's new slaughterhouse rules keep lid on pork prices for now

14 May 2019

BEIJING China's pork prices are being kept in check even as pig production continues to drop, with tough new rules on slaughterhouses crimping trade and pushing frozen pork stocks onto the market, according to analysts.

China's new slaughterhouse rules keep lid on pork prices for now

14 May 2019

BEIJING, May 14 China's pork prices are being kept in check even as pig production continues to drop, with tough new rules on slaughterhouses crimping trade and pushing frozen pork stocks onto the market, according to analysts.

Saudi Arabia says China has not yet asked for more oil amid tighter Iran sanctions

25 Apr 2019

BEIJING Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih told Reuters on Thursday that China has "not yet" asked for more crude oil after the United States decided to end sanction waivers on Iranian oil imports that had permitted Beijing to keep buying from Tehran.

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says China has not yet asked for more oil amid tighter Iran sanctions

25 Apr 2019

* Saudi Arabia could help meet Iran supply drop (Adds comment, detail throughout)

China to review anti-dumping tariffs on U.S. distillers grains: document

09 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's Ministry of Commerce is set to review its anti-dumping tariffs on imports from the United States of distillers grains (DDGS), an animal feed ingredient, according to a document issued by the China Alcoholic Drinks Association.

China pledges to expand financial market opening as U.S. trade delegation arrives

28 Mar 2019

BOAO, China/BEIJING China will sharply expand market access for foreign banks and securities and insurance companies, especially in its financial services sector, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, as senior U.S. officials arrived in Beijing for more trade talks.

China widens ban on Canadian canola imports to second firm, Viterra

26 Mar 2019

BEIJING/OTTAWA China expanded its ban on Canadian canola seed imports on Tuesday to include shipments from Viterra Inc, the latest development in a wider trade dispute between the two countries.

China's COFCO Meat reports loss as swine fever hits pig prices

26 Mar 2019

* Pig farming business hit by low hog prices after swine fever

China's pork imports to double in 2019 as swine fever hits local output: analyst

21 Mar 2019

WUZHEN, China China's 2019 pork imports are set to double from last year to 2 million tonnes, a Rabobank analyst said on Thursday, as African swine fever hits production of the meat in the world's top hog market.

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