Corn output in China, the second- biggest consumer, may be less than projected this year as rain and flooding in the northeast damaged crops, boosting the need for more imports, according to a local researcher.
Many granaries in Jilin province, China’s largest corn producing area, are struggling with “empty warehouses” as they can’t get enough corn because of competition from processing companies, the National Business Daily said today.
Mr. Gu, an unmarried pharmacist in north China’s Jilin province, never aspired to be a champion for privacy, much less porn. Yet, sometime this spring -- probably in March -- Mr. Gu, possessor of 95 downloaded pornographic films on his hard drive, uploaded the wrong photo to a popular Chinese bulletin board.
Seven investors in a wealth management product sold by China Construction Bank Corp., the nation’s second-biggest lender, complained to regulators after suffering losses, the National Business Daily reported today.
Li Pingri remembers swimming with fish and shrimp as a boy in Guangdong’s Chigang waterway in China. Today, even after the city spent 48.6 billion yuan ($7.2 billion) on a cleanup, he can’t stand the canal’s smell.
Corn crops in China’s Inner Mongolia and Jilin province have been affected by drought, the National Grain & Oil Trade Center said today on its website. Over 70 percent of Inner Mongolia is experiencing drought and authorities there are preparing to seed clouds to enduce rainfall, it said.