| Planting Seeds Annual | Planting Seeds | Beijing | China - Peoples Republic of | 12/23/2009
China��s planting seed supply for its main crops, including grain (corn, wheat, and rice), oilseeds (soybeans, rapeseed, and peanut), and cotton in MY 2009/10 is expected to be sufficient with surpluses for hybrid corn and rice varieties. China��s imports of grass seeds, sunflower seeds, and vegetable seeds are forecast to increase in MY 2009/10 driven by strong market demand. China��s seed exports are forecast to continue growing in MY 2009/10 due mainly to China��s low cost structure for seed br...
Planting Seeds Annual _Beijing_China - Peoples Republic of_12-21-2009
Jan 13 2009 | China, Peoples Republic of | Annual
Highlight: China's planting seed supply for its main crops, including grain (rice, wheat, and corn), oilseeds (soybeans, rapeseed, and peanut), and cotton in MY08/09 is expected to be sufficient with surplus for hybrid corn and rice varieties. Imports of seeds for vegetable and fruit/melon are expected to continue growing in MY08/09, while imports of grass and sunflower seeds are forecasted to decline due to shrinking market demand and abundant supplies. Three new seed standards came into effect in 2008. In July 2008, China announced an additional $3 billion in state support for the development of agricultural biotechnology over the next 15 years.
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