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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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06 Nov 2017

No joke: China's war on pollution roils world's top pig farming sector

ZHOUCUN, China When Zhang Faqing received a letter from the government last December ordering him to close his pig farm on the outskirts of Beijing with just two weeks notice, he thought it was a joke.

05 Nov 2017

No joke: China's war on pollution roils world's top pig farming sector

ZHOUCUN, China When Zhang Faqing received a letter from the government last December ordering him to close his pig farm on the outskirts of Beijing with just two weeks notice, he thought it was a joke.

20 Oct 2017

China's SDIC to produce 4 million-5 million T/yr ethanol in five years: official

BEIJING China's State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) is aiming to produce 4 million to 5 million tonnes of ethanol a year in the next three to five years, a company official said on Friday, around double the nation's current output.

19 Sep 2017

Getting savvy? China corn farmers set to hold on to crops, bet prices will rise

BEIJING Corn farmers in China are likely to hold off on selling their latest crops, betting higher prices down the line in the world's No.2 producer of the grain will help them reap bigger profits.

13 Sep 2017

China set for ethanol binge as Beijing pumps up renewable fuel drive

BEIJING China's bold plan to blend renewable fuels into its gasoline supply within three years will revolutionize its fledging biofuels industry, industry players said, likely spurring billions of dollars in investment in ethanol factories.

30 Aug 2017

Energy hogs: China targets farm waste as a 'clean' power source

BEIJING China will pay farmers to turn animal poo into fertilizer and power, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday, as Beijing cracks down on agricultural pollution that has for years leaked into rivers and lakes, angering Chinese residents.

24 Aug 2017

As China's appetite for steak grows, Beijing ends its beef with imports

BEIJING China, the world's top meat market, is loosening longstanding restrictions on beef imports from major suppliers to feed the appetite of the country's growing middle class for steaks and ribs.

24 Aug 2017

As China's appetite for steak grows, Beijing ends its beef with imports

BEIJING, Aug 24 China, the world's top meat market, is loosening longstanding restrictions on beef imports from major suppliers to feed the appetite of the country's growing middle class for steaks and ribs.

20 Jul 2017

Old foes sugar and corn syrup battle for lucrative Asian market

BEIJING/MANILA China's reform of its vast corn sector is spurring a rapid revival of cheaper high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), putting it on a collision course with Asian sugar producers in a battle for the lucrative sweetener market.

20 Jul 2017

Old foes sugar and corn syrup battle for lucrative Asian market

BEIJING/MANILA, July 20 China's reform of its vast corn sector is spurring a rapid revival of cheaper high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), putting it on a collision course with Asian sugar producers in a battle for the lucrative sweetener market.

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