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China’s poultry industry production, sales weak in 2018

A lack of consumer confidence coupled with difficulties in accessing genetic stock will lead to lower production and sales for China’s poultry industry this year.
Learn why Chinese demand for locally produced chicken will be lower in 2018 and how restricted access to genetic stock is affecting poultry production.
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ADM, Vland enter joint agreement for feed enzyme technology

ADM to open new lab to conduct enzyme research and development
Archer Daniels Midland Co. and Qingdao Vland Biotech Group Co. Ltd. have entered into a joint development agreement for the development and commercialization of enzymes for animal feed applications.
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WTO rules in favor of US in poultry dispute with China

China will be expected to lower its duties that have been deemed unfair
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favor of the United States, determining that China had failed to comply with an earlier ruling and faulting them for antidumping and countervailing duties imposed on U.S. chicken imports.
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Hy-Line International meets with US ambassador to China

Ambassador urged to assist with opening China market to poultry breeding stock imports
Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, recently met with U.S. Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, during his visit to Des Moines, continuing a series of discussions urging the Ambassador to provide all possible assistance in opening the China market to imports of US poultry breeding stock.
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Walmart,, IBM, Tsinghua University launch food safety alliance

Walmart,, IBM, and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies announced Dec. 14 that they will work together in a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance that will kick off with a collaboration designed to enhance food tracking, traceability and safety in China, to achieve greater transparency across the food supply chain.
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New Yum China building opens in Shanghai

More than 1,000 employees and executives will have offices in new building
Yum China Holdings, Inc. announced Dec. 19 the grand opening of the Yum China Building in Shanghai, China. The Yum China Building is a leased property located in the heart of Xu Jia Hui, a central business precinct in Shanghai, and will accommodate Yum China's Restaurant Support Center.
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Canada expands agri-food market access in China

Ongoing efforts by the Government of Canada to strengthen trade ties with China, including the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trade mission to that country which wrapped up on Dec. 7, have helped secure expanded market access for Canadian pork and beef to China.
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