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Tuesday, December 26, 2023
China prioritises higher grain yields to ensure food security
In an annual rural policy meeting, China, the world's leading purchaser of soy and corn, unveiled plans to enhance grain yields across extensive farmland to safeguard food security for its vast population, Channel News Asia reported.
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Extreme weather disrupting harvests in China's grains belt, impacting prices
Cold snaps are causing disruptions in the north-eastern region of China, affecting the harvesting of grains such as corn and causing fluctuations in prices, Yahoo! Finance reported.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
China looks to South Africa to reduce grain reliance on US, Ukraine
China's COFCO Group, the country's largest food processor, manufacturer, and trader, has imported its first shipload of South African feed corn as Beijing looks to friendly nations to lower its grain reliance on the US and war-torn Ukraine, ...
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
China lifts grain self-sufficiency projections, aims to establish diversified food supply
China has significantly raised its grain self-sufficiency projections over the next decade by pledging to build a "diversified food supply system," a move that has the potential to impact corn and soybean farmers in the United Sta ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
China's grain security expected to be unhindered by war in Ukraine
China's grain security will not be disrupted by the impact of the war in Ukraine and soaring prices of many agricultural products across the world this year, as its self-sufficiency in staple grain production remains high amid growing exter ...
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
China's swine farmers switch to lower quality grain and sell assets to survive
Swine farmers in China are switching to lower quality grain for livestock feed and are selling off their assets as they suffer record losses because of rising feed costs and poor pork demand, Reuters reported.
Monday, January 3, 2022
China's goal towards self-sufficiency in pork production expected to drive grain imports
China's reaffirmation of a long-term goal to be almost entirely self-sufficient in pork production means it will keep scooping up global grain supplies to feed the world's largest pig herd.
Monday, December 13, 2021
China's grain output rises 2% in 2021
China has published statistics for the country's total sown area, yield and total grain output in 2021.
Monday, November 15, 2021
China's grain production to rise substantially in 2021 due to summer and autumn rains
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) has reported that its grain production will increase substantially this year, as a result of persistent summer and autumn rains, which caused flooding in Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces, ...
Monday, October 11, 2021
China's total feed, residual use of grains to reach 273.0 million tonnes in 2021/22
The total feed and residual use of grains in China's marketing year (MY) 2021/22 is forecast at 273.0 million tonnes, an increase of 5.5 million tonnes, or only 2% over MY 2020/21.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
China's soybean and grains imports in Q1 2021 up thanks to strong demand
Data from China's General Administration of Customs showed China's soybean, corn, and wheat imports increased in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to strong demand from the livestock industry, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
China's feed grain demand expected to increase as ASF threat subsides
China's hog and sow populations have started to grow again in March, according to new data, and this could signal heightened demand for feed grains in coming months, Gro Intelligence reported on April 9.
Monday, March 8, 2021
China to raise grain purchase prices, support livestock breeding
China's government said it will raise wheat's minimum purchase prices, expand corn planting areas, and support swine rebuilding and production, while also developing its cattle and sheep sectors, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
China to boost grain yields and safeguard swine production to boost food security
China aims to increase grain yields, improve support for its domestic seed industry, and safeguard domestic swine production to boost food security following the COVID-19 pandemic, based on a recently published key policy document, Reuters ...
Friday, February 5, 2021
China's feed producers and grain users keep record corn stockpiles
Corn stockpiles held by China's feed producers and commercial grain users have reached multi-year highs over concerns of crop shortages even after a recent corn harvest, Reuters reported.

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