North Asia
Animal Feed

Chinese Officials Signal Rebound from African Swine Fever

Rob HatchettDec 10, 2019

The African swine fever (ASF) epidemic that has decimated Chinese pig populations by an estimated 40 to 60 percent appears to show some signs of…

Biotechnology

China Gives Greenlight to Genetically Modified U.S. Soybean Varieties

Rob HatchettJan 9, 2019

According to an announcement made on China’s agriculture ministry’s website, five new varieties of genetically modified (GM) seeds have been approved for shipment to China…

Demand

China State Buyers Return to U.S. Soybean Market as Trade Talks Continue

Rob HatchettJan 3, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) daily export sales reporting system has confirmed recent rumors that top soybean buyer China had secured almost 3 million…

Marketplace

Reliable Supply and Quality Drive North Asian Preference for U.S. Soy

Zhang XiaopingJun 3, 2018

As the largest global consumer of soy per capita, North Asia is a steady user of U.S. soybeans, from animal feed to food-grade products. Newer…

Demand

Forging Friendships to Build Demand for U.S. Soy

Nayeli VilanovaMay 15, 2018

Minnesota Farmer Hosts International Customers Joel Schreurs has been an active member of the Minnesota Soybean Association and the American Soybean Association (ASA) for more…

Marketplace

U.S. Soy’s Long-Term Relationships in North Asia are Integral to Partnership

Lisa HumphreysApr 17, 2018

The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s (USSEC) North Asia region is comprised of China, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea and is home to 1.5 billion consumers and…