Monthly Archives: September 2015

QUEENSLAND food, wine and skincare producers are cashing in on the 300 million Chinese online shoppers

QUEENSLAND food, wine and skincare producers are cashing in on the 300 million Chinese online shoppers who are being lured by the green image of brand Australia. Consumers from Beijing to Guangzhou are logging on to purchase everything from Australian … Continue reading

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Israel rights groups attack plan to import 20,000 Chinese workers

Israel’s cabinet has backed a plan to import 20,000 construction workers from China to fast-track home-building and honour an election pledge to cut housing prices. Read Full at http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/1f0cdc62-5f9a-11e5-9846-de406ccb37f2.html#axzz3mKaaxAxh

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Australia’s struggling coal export industry continues to face “difficulties”

Australia’s struggling coal export industry continues to face “difficulties” over China’s import quality testing regime, with a government push to conduct the testing in Australia so far failing to get over the line. Read Full at http://www.smh.com.au/business/mining-and-resources/chinas-coal-import-regime-still-worries-aussie-miners-20150917-gjph5m.html#ixzz3mKXnCFdu

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GE to move turbine jobs to Europe, China after U.S. Export-Import Bank closure

General Electric Co said on Tuesday that it will move 500 U.S. power turbine manufacturing jobs to Europe and China because it can no longer access U.S. Export-Import Bank financing after Congress allowed the agency’s charter to lapse in June. … Continue reading

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China to sign agreement allowing US rice imports, USRPA says

WASHINGTON, Sept., 14, 2015 — U.S. and Chinese officials will sign a phytosanitary agreement next week that will allow U.S. rice exporters to ship the grain into the world’s most populous country, US Rice Producers Association (USRPA) said in a … Continue reading

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China free trade deal to boost grain boom

China bought almost every shipment of Australian sorghum and barley for the first time ever this year, highlighting the importance of agriculture to a trade deal between the two countries that has been agreed but not ratified. Read Full at … Continue reading

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China to slash import-export fees amid slowdown

The government will lower costs for enterprises by cutting fees at ports, customhouses and quarantine agencies, and canceling those with no legal basis before the end of this year, the National Development and Reform Commission, China’s top economic planner, said … Continue reading

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