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.
Monday, January 18, 2021
China achieves 0.9% growth in grain output in 2020
China saw a yearly growth of 0.9% in grain output last year - a new record achieved despite the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on January 18.
Monday, December 28, 2020
China's total grain output increases 0.9% to 6649.49 million tonnes
China's total grain output was 669.49 million tonnes, an increase of 0.9% compared with that in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics of China
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
AHDB: Global grain continues rally due to import demand from China
Global grain markets continued to rally last week due to continued import demand by China and worries about planting conditions in the Black Sea, South America and the Unites States, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB, ...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
China projects bumper grain harvest in coming weeks
Han Changfu, China's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, said the country expects a bumper grain harvest in the coming weeks thanks to optimal growing conditions and boosted planted acreage, Reuters reported.

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