‘Made in China’ fertilizer imports fall to USD 361.20 Mn

India’s imports from China during April-July 2020 decreased to USD 16.60 billion from USD 23.45 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. Atmanirbhar Bharat and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic has witnessed changes in India’s import policy. Of the 50 items exhibiting decline in imports...Read more


China based Flagchem to launch new pesticide facility

Chinese agrochemical company Jiangsu Flag Chemical Industry Ltd has released the feasibility study report pertaining to a project launched by Anhui Ningyitai Science and Technology Co., Ltd. Designed to build an annual production facility of 15,500 tons of novel pesticide technical and associated products, the to...Read more


BASF to invest in animal husbandry focused startup SmartAHC

 BASF Venture Capital has announced that along with specialty chemicals producer Evonik and China’s Shenzhen Sinoagri E-Commerce it will be investing in SmartAHC, a leading supplier of digitalization solutions for pig farming focused on the Chinese market.  SmartAHC uses sensors, camera systems an...Read more


Dole becomes Zespri’s distribution partner in China

Zespri, the world-renowned kiwifruit grower and distributor, and Dole, the internationally renowned fruits and vegetables brand, signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Shanghai.  As a result, Dole officially became a Zespri distribution partner in China market. They will accelerate the development of ea...Read more


CIMMYT ties up with JASS China for screening facility of fungal wheat diseases  

The CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT), led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) and the International Centre for Agriculture in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), recently announced a partnership with the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) in China to open a new screening facili...Read more


Kezzler provides traceability and authentication solution to RunHui Agricultural Co.Ltd

Kezzler was selected by RunHui Agricultural Comprehensive Development Co. Ltd (referred to as RunHui) to provide a traceability and authentication solution to The National Modern Agricultural Industrial Park in Hanting District, Weifang, Shandong Provence China. Kezzler's serialization technology is initially bein...Read more


Kiwa Bio-Tech announces 100 Mn loan program to boost agriculture production in China  

 Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp. (KWBT) (“Kiwa Bio-Tech” or “the Company”), an emerging agricultural company that develops, manufactures and markets bio-fertilizers in the multi-billion China agriculture and aquaculture markets, and develops smart soil remediation technology for glo...Read more


China launches $ 200 Mn fund to combat Locusts, FAW attack

 Amid the coronavirus tragedy across the country, China has allocated 1.4 billion yuan ($200 million) for the prevention and control of pests, including fall armyworms and locusts to protect the country's massive agriculture sector and food security.  As per reports, fall armyworms first arrived in Chin...Read more