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China Sets 2025 Grain Output Target – Xinhua


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National officials vowed to keep the country’s grain farmland above 1.75 billion mu (117 million hectares) by 2025, and said the planting acreage of grains should stay above 1.4 billion mu.


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A farmer dries rice grain in the sun on the outskirts of Yingtan in Jiangxi province. The OECD report noted that China’s large oil and grain reserves will mitigate the impact of rising global energy and food prices. Photo: Reuters.

 

China will stabilise its annual grain output at over 650 billion kilograms and strive to beat a target of 700 billion kg by 2025 to ensure grain security, Xinhua reported, citing the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

National officials have vowed to keep the country’s grain farmland above 1.75 billion mu (about 117 million hectares) by 2025, and said the planting acreage of grains should stay above 1.4 billion mu.

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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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