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China hoovers up Australian wheat despite tensions

China is importing Australian wheat in record volumes, despite simmering trade disputes over other agricultural commodities, as farmers gear up for a third consecutive bumper grain harvest. Industry sources estimate China will import about 6.3 million tonnes of Australian wheat for the year to September 30, making it by far our biggest customer. Indonesia is a long way back in

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The big bets placed on China’s budding malt whisky industry

Local players have joined Diageo and Pernod Ricard in investing in the nascent market. Malt whisky production in China remains in its infancy, but the early signs – given the depth of investment from multinationals and local operators alike – are that the industry will swiftly acquire considerable scale. The ventures from Diageo and Pernod Ricard, with planned expenditure so

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Why is Chinese beer rising in popularity in Pakistan?

Chinese beer is finding more and more fans in Pakistan. Residents say the beer’s high alcohol content and attractive packaging are drawing new consumers. Chinese beer is taking off in Pakistan after a company set up a beer plant a few years ago in the western province of Balochistan. The plant supplies beer to large parts of the province, along with the

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