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Dominique Patton

U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer XPCC citing Xinjiang 'slave labor'

03 Dec 2020

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The Trump administration expanded economic pressure on China's western region of Xinjiang, banning cotton imports from a powerful Chinese quasi-military organization that it says uses the forced labor of detained Uighur Muslims. | Video

China drafts new law on grains reserves amid food security concerns

03 Dec 2020

BEIJING, Dec 3 China published a new draft law on management of its grain reserves on Thursday to include oversight of stocks in regions and provinces as it seeks to bolster its food security.

Steak out: China's coronavirus testing chokes beef trade

27 Nov 2020

BEIJING In a supermarket in downtown Beijing, refrigerator shelves normally filled with steak from around the world sit empty as tougher testing for the novel coronavirus creates supply bottlenecks and raises prices for importers.

Steak out: China's coronavirus testing chokes beef trade

27 Nov 2020

BEIJING In a supermarket in downtown Beijing, refrigerator shelves normally filled with steak from around the world sit empty as tougher testing for the novel coronavirus creates supply bottlenecks and raises prices for importers.

China's irritated trade partners push back on coronavirus food tests

18 Nov 2020

BEIJING/GENEVA Major food-producing countries are growing increasingly frustrated with China's scrutiny of imported products and are calling on it to stop aggressive testing for the coronavirus, which some say is tantamount to a trade restriction.

China's irritated trade partners push back on coronavirus food tests

17 Nov 2020

BEIJING/GENEVA, Nov 17 Major food-producing countries are growing increasingly frustrated with China's scrutiny of imported products and are calling on it to stop aggressive testing for the coronavirus, which some say is tantamount to a trade restriction.

Australia says China trade disruptions 'deeply troubling'

06 Nov 2020

SYDNEY/BEIJING Australia said on Friday it was closely monitoring exports to China amid "deeply troubling" reports that Chinese buyers have been told not to purchase seven categories of Australian goods ranging from coal to wine, further souring diplomatic tensions. | Video

China third-quarter pork output jumps 18% year-on-year but supplies still tight

19 Oct 2020

BEIJING China's third-quarter pork production rose 18% from a year earlier to 8.4 million tonnes, according to Reuters calculations based on official data, pointing to the first signs of recovery in the world's top producer.

China tells cotton mills to stop buying Australian supplies - sources

16 Oct 2020

SYDNEY/BEIJING China has ordered cotton mills to stop buying Australian supplies, an Australian government source and two China-based cotton traders briefed on the matter said on Friday, the latest sign of worsening trade ties.

UPDATE 1-China tells cotton mills to stop buying Australian supplies -sources

16 Oct 2020

SYDNEY/BEIJING, Oct 16 China has ordered cotton mills to stop buying Australian supplies, an Australian government source and two China-based cotton traders briefed on the matter said on Friday, the latest sign of worsening trade ties.

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