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Add rice to booming Arkansas-China trade

China’s recent announcement that it would open its market to US rice exports made the governor of Arkansas smile.

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China brightens Fortune 500 list

The number of Chinese companies on the Fortune 500 list has reached 115 with the addition of 10 first-timers this year.

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Nebraska has stake in beef exports

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was excited when he saw off the first shipment of US beef products on a flight to a client in Shanghai on June 14. It came after a 14-year absence in the market, and Ricketts realized that it signaled a new era for his state’s agricultural sector.

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China, US urged to work on hunger

The world produces enough food for everyone to eat, but because of distribution challenges and waste, nearly 800 million people are hungry and there will be an additional 2 billion mouths to feed by 2050, according to Dr Patrick Ho, deputy chairman and secretary-general of the China Energy Fund Committee in Hong Kong.

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Li beckons US firms to invest in China

US companies are welcome to continue investing in China and seize opportunities brought by the nation’s fast-growing service industry and efforts to upgrade the manufacturing sector, Premier Li Keqiang told a visiting US delegation on Tuesday.

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GMO crop approval may open door to biotech seed imports in China

China’s decision to approve the use of two new varieties of genetically modified crops may signal a willingness to allow US agricultural companies to market biotech seeds on the mainland. Last week’s move to accept genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties developed by Dow Chemical Co and Monsanto Co comes after China agreed in May […]

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