Despite its efforts to boost grain yields for the 10th consecutive year, China — the world's largest rice consumer — is expected to become also the largest rice importer in 2013/14, according to a newly released report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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16 May 2013
24 Apr 2013
Shrinking new export orders were a prime reason for slowing manufacturing growth in China in April, according to preliminary data from HSBC.
04 Apr 2013
China’s government has vowed to build 42 transportation hubs by the end of 2015, with at least one in every province, autonomous region and municipality.
01 Apr 2013
China’s manufacturing output showed signs of improvement in March, but some economists predict it may weaken again this m
29 Mar 2013
After two consecutive years of prosperity, many Chinese hog producers are anticipating a loss for 2013, driven by higher feed prices in the past year, according to the U.S. Grains Council.
26 Mar 2013
Hong Kong’s exports and imports of goods both decreased year-over-year in February, Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department reported.
21 Mar 2013
Trade negotiators from China, Japan and South Korea will hold their first round of negotiations on a free trade agreement among the three major Asian economies later this month.
07 Mar 2013
China’s official purchasing managers index dropped to 50.1 in February from 50.4 a month earlier.
27 Feb 2013
China’s manufacturing growth and new orders both fell sharply in February. HSBC’s flash purchasing managers’ index (PMI) dropped from 52.3 in January to 50.4 this month, taking most analysts by surprise.