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  1. The Cost of beating bird flu

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One-off buy-out schemes: $709.1 million * $380.1 million to be paid to 194 poultry farmers, 86 poultry market wholesalers, 120 transporters. Sum includes one-off grant of $18,000 to each of the 1,200 industry workers $329 million to be paid to 806 wet mar ...

  2. Fast facts

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... resources Natural gas, petroleum, peat, limestone, salt, sand and gravel, arable land Agriculture products Grains, potatoes, sugar beets, fruits, vegetables; livestock Major industries Agro ...

  3. Ng Fung Hong buys chunk of General Food

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Winston Yau Mark Chen Shulin (left), chairman of Ng Fung Hong and Feng Yulin, chairman of Shenzhen Commerce & Trade Investment Holdings, shake hands after Ng Fung Hong, a foodstuff trader, agreed to spend 380 million yuan in acquiring a 70 per cent stake in Shenzhen General Food Corp, a Shenzhen-based, state-owned company engaged in livestock raising, slaughtering and meat ...

  4. Chaoda plans to expand production

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (13,340 hectares) by the end of 2009. The company plans to spend between 800 million yuan and 900 million yuan annually over the next three years to expand its crop, livestock and supermarket ... million yuan for the six-month period to the end of last year. Revenue rose 31.8 per cent to 858.39 million yuan. Fruit and vegetable sales accounted for 88 per cent of turnover, while livestock ...

  5. Business - Companies - PROFILE

    Insurance novice Charoen Pokphand Group is Beijing's friend

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... livestock, including chicken, ducks and shrimps. It is among the largest producers of animal feed, shrimp and poultry worldwide. The group employs more than 280,000 people and invests in 15 ... and livestock production businesses. CP now has more than 100 feed mills and five fully integrated poultry businesses as well as seed shops in China. ...

  6. Fresh food sales fall as spending gap gets bigger

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Sales of fresh and frozen fish, livestock and poultry fell for a third consecutive month in June, but mainland tourists' shop-till-you-drop ways ... cent year-on-year in June to HK$31.3 billion in terms of value. However, consumption of fresh and frozen fish, livestock and poultry fell 15.2 per cent in terms of volume, following a 13.9 per ...

  7. From farm cow to crop cover, insurer assessing micro-market needs

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nankai University in Tianjin to look into demand for micro-insurance products, specifically for coverage on crops, farm equipment and livestock as well as life and casualty in Jiangsu province. ... policies offer cheap, standardised coverage for farmers and workers on crops, livestock or simple tools. 'In some parts of the world, people's income stream is a cow, and that's just ...

  8. State of the nation

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Achievements: Steady and fast-paced economic growth in the past five years with double-digit growth each year Farmers benefit from a raft of preferential policies including abolition of agriculture tax, livestock tax and special agricultural products tax Most people are better off now than five years ago with less than 20 million people still living below the poverty line Most rural ...

  9. Spending on food falls but mainlanders keep HK hot

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Hongkongers spent less on fresh and frozen food in September as prices soared for fish, livestock and poultry. But expensive goods like electronics and jewellery were still hot items among mainland tourists. 'Beside food, sales volumes for fruit and vegetables, books, newspapers and furniture to local residents all fell in September,' said ...

  10. Tung Chung pays high price for food, union survey finds

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... didn't collaborate with a university on the study, which requires some standard in sampling and approach,' she said. 15.2% The year-on-year fall in the volume of fish, livestock and poultry ...




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