Global Palm Oil Demand Set to Shrink in 2019

Palm oil demand across the world will probably decrease for the first time in two decades during the 2019/20 farming year as global top buyer India is boosting its domestic oilseed supplies and weakening...

Zambian Gemstone Jeweller and Chinese Enterprises Hope to Strengthen Cooperation

After exporting gemstones to the United States, the Lusaka-based gemstone company Jewel of Africa is targeting the Chinese market and promoting its “home-grown” precious stones. The family business runs its own mines, cuts and...

China’s Demand for African Coffee Presents Huge Market Potential

From Feb. 13 to 15, the 17th African Fine Coffees Conference and Exhibition was held in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. The conference brought together more than 600 delegates, including 65 exhibitors from all...

India Set to Boost Global Steel Demand in 2019

Global crude steel demand is expected to continue to grow in 2019 though the world economy is widely expected to see slower growth, according to the World Steel Association, who noted that close attention...

China Port Delays Coal Imports from Australia

Customs at Dalian port in north China announced on Thursday (Feb.21) to bar coal imports from Australia and to set a quota limit on all its coal imports at 12 million tonnes towards the...

Dual-Fuel Presents Big Opportunity for CSIC

State-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) arguably plays the role of primary contractor in China’s naval force. It has completed basic work on design and research of a dual-fuel container ship, which is designed...

China Registers A Record High of Natural Gas Imports in 2018

China’s natural gas imports ballooned to a record high of about 90.4 million metric tons in 2018, registering an increase of 31.9 percent year-on-year, shows data from the General Administration of Customs. It is also showed that main...

2019 Glows for China’s Solar Power Sector

2018 saw a five-year high of China’s photovoltaic product exports, partly due to rising demand for production capacity in overseas markets and partly the termination of European Commission’s anti-dumping measures against Chinese products. China’s total...

Argentina Allowed to Export Biodiesel to EU Again

Argentina and the European Union (EU) entered into a deal to solve a dispute over biofuel exports from the South American country to the 28-member-state bloc, the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs said at...

China and Africa to Strengthen Ties Via Collaboration on Clean Energy

Energy development is one of the keys to Africa’s sustainable development, and African countries are looking at clean energy to boost their economic growth. China had made promises at summits to ramp up efforts...

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