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Year 2018

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Jan. 5, 2018

Going-out

On January 5, 2018, at the invitation of the American Meat Export Federation, Secretary-General He Xintian, Deputy Secretary General Yin Chengwen, Vice Secretary-General Gong Guifen, President Xu Shangzhong of the Cattle Branch, Administrator Cheng Mali of the Cattle Branch, Wang Qisheng of International Cooperation Department attended the New Year's Celebration Dinner. Secretary-General He Xintian addressed the event.

Jan. 10, 2018

Going-out

On January 10, 2018, Wang Qisheng of International Cooperation Department met with Vincent Veelbehr,Sales Manager China, and Zhang Youwei, at Foodmate B.V.

Jan. 15-25, 2018

Going abroad

From January 15 to 25, 2018, Cheng Mali, Administrator of Cattle Branch of the China Animal Agriculture Association, went to Australia to inspect the Australian beef cattle industry and conducted preliminary research on Australian beef cattle training in April.

Jan. 17, 2018

Visitors

On January 17, 2018, Zhang Xiaofeng, Director of the Training Department and Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department went to the Beijing Institute of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences to discuss with Deputy Director Zhao Liansheng and Isabelle of Solidaridad Network in China on the forthcoming Ruminate Animal Conference.

Jan. 23, 2018

Going-out

On January 23, 2018, Deputy Secretary-General Yin Chengwen, Wang Wu, CEO of NGKC, and Wang Qisheng went to the Argentina Embassy in China to meet with the Agricultural Counselor Hernán Viola, and Official Jiang Yan. The two sides exchanged views on Argentina pet feed trade and also possible cooperation with Argentina in 2018.

Jan. 24, 2018

Going-out

On January 24, 2018, Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department and Liu Yang of the Exhibition Department visited the Embassy of Sweden.

Jan. 24, 2018

Going-out

On January 24, 2018, Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department and Liu Yang of the Exhibition Department went to the Ethiopian Embassy in Beijing.

Jan. 24, 2018

Signing MOU

On January 29, 2018, Xu Shangzhong, President of Cattle Branch and Wang Qisheng of International Cooperation Department visited the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. Under the witness of Dennis Dukanm, Minister of Agriculture of Belgium, and Michael Malherbe, Belgian Ambassador to China, Xu Shangzhong, on behalf of CAAA signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation between China Animal Agriculture Association and the Belgian Meat Association, laying a solid foundation for strengthening exchanges and cooperation in beef cattle between China and Belgium.

Jan. 31, 2018

Visitors

On January 31, 2018, Australian Alpacas Association visited CAAA. Both sides exchanged views on the industry and reiterate the hope to further strengthen exchanges and cooperation to promote the development of the industry.

Feb. 1, 2018

Banquet

On February 1, 2018, at the invitation of the British Embassy in Beijing, Deputy Secretary-General Yin Chengwen went to the British Embassy’s official residence to attend a lunch reception attended by British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Feb. 7, 2018

Going-out

On February 7, 2018, Wang Qisheng, Officer of the International Cooperation Department went to the Danish Agriculture and Food Committee to meet with Mr. Lao Jiuchi, Chief China Representative.

Mar. 2, 2018

Going-out

On March 2, 2018, Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department visited the Embassy of the Republic of Senegal in China and met with the Minister Counselor Moussa SY. The two exchanged views on potential cooperation fields and ways of cooperation.

Mar. 5, 2018

Going-out

On March 5th, 2018, Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department visited the Embassy of Bangladesh in China and met with the Commercial Counselor Mr. Jahangir. The two exchanged views on potential cooperation fields and ways of cooperation.

Mar. 6, 2018

Going-out

On March 6, 2018, Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department visited the Embassy of Mexico in China. He met with Mr. Carlos, Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China, and Ms. Marya, Second Secretary. Relevant work arrangements, potential cooperative areas and ways of cooperation are discussed during the meeting.

Mar. 8, 2018

Going-out

On March 8, 2018, Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Departmentwent to the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in China to meet with First Secretary Nadia, Zuo Shuai and Yang Shiying of the Economic Division. Relevant work arrangements, potential cooperative areas and ways of cooperation are discussed during the meeting.

Mar. 9, 2018

Going-out

On March 9, 2018, Secretary-General He Xintian, Director Zhang Xiaofeng of the Training Department, and Wang Qisheng of the International Cooperation Department visited the Australian Embassy in Beijing and met with Mr. Matthew Brent, Counsellor (Commercial) and Trade Commissioner of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Senior Investment Director William Lin, and Commerce Official Liu Xing. Mr. Matthew Brent gave a detailed introduction of the functions of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission and the business carried out in China. Secretary-General He Xintian also described in detail China's exchanges and cooperation with Australia in the field of animal husbandry since the reform and opening up, and expressed the willingness to establish long-term and stable cooperation with Australia. Director Lin also introduced the lessons and experiences of Chinese companies investing in Australia. Director Zhang Xiaofeng proposed to go to Australia to carry out training program on husbandry. The two sides also exchanged in-depth on topics related to beef cattle, forage and potential cooperation projects in 2018, and reached preliminary cooperation intentions.

Mar. 27, 2018

Visitors

On the morning of March 27, 2018, President Lu Xinshi of Grassland Branch, Director Ailin of the International Cooperation Department received Mr. Laurent CIPIERE, Agricultural consultant of Jouffray-Drillaud, France, and Sales Manager Zhuang Chen. The two sides have conducted in-depth discussions on the status quo of agriculture and animal husbandry in China and France, and the cooperative potential.

Mar. 27, 2018

Visitors

On the afternoon of March 27, 2018, the grassland branch secretariat received Hernan Viola, Agricultural Minister of Argentina’s Embassy in China, and representatives of Mega Alfalfa Argentina S.A (MAA). The visit of Argentina further promoted China-Argentina exchanges and cooperation, and laid the foundation for Argentina’s alfalfa export to China.

Mar. 29, 2018

Conference

On March 29, 2018, the first Ruminant Animal Conference kicked off in Shijiazhuang city, Hebei province. More than 500 experts, scholars and representatives from domestic animal husbandry-related organizations and the United States, the Netherlands, and Australia attended the conference.

Apr. 3,2018

Visitors

On April 3, 2018, Prof. Arnaldo Carneiro Filho, Senior Researcher of INPA, Project Manager Ms. Isabel and Consultant Mr. Liu Denggao of Solidaridad in China Visited CAAA. They two sides exchanged views on topics like expansion of Brazil's agriculture and nature protection, animal husbandry production in China and Brazil, mutual visits between enterprises and trade cooperation.
Apr. 26, 2018 Going-out On April 26, 2018, Director of the International Cooperation Department Ms. Ai Lin attended the First Expert Consultation Meeting on China's Soybean Procurement Guidelines in Beijing at the invitation of Solidaridad.
Apr. 29, 2018 Going Abroad On April 29, 2018, 14 cattle members set off from Beijing and started a two-week Australian beef cattle training trip.
May 18, 2018 CAHE The 16th China Animal Husbandry Expo kicked off in Chongqing International Expo Center on May 18, 2018. Based on the theme of “Green, Development, Integration, Innovation”, this session of expo has attracted 1200 exhibitors in the 130,000 square meters of floor plan. Among the 6000 booths, 93% are specially decorated stands. 20.4% visitors are from abroad.
Jun. 10-24, 2018 Training The Poultry Breeding Management Training Program was successfully held in Belgium and Holland from June 10-24, 2018. This program, with the theme of “healthy breeding” is co-launched by CAAA and Ghent University. Nine CAAA members attended the training program. Courses included animal welfare, food security, and treatment of animal waste.
Jul. 18-19, 2018 Conference The second Sino-US Beef Cattle Industry Development Conference was held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia from July 18-19, 2018. This conference, co-sponsored by CAAA, US Meat Export Federation, Hohhot Meat Industry Group, Jiangsu Bodu Animal Husbandry Co., Ltd. and Beijing Xiongte Husbandry Co., Ltd. About 200 cattle representatives attended the conference.
Aug. 28 – Sep. 6, 2018 Training  The Livestock Waste Resources Utilization Training Program, co-launched by CAAA, Dutch Agricultural Association, Wageningen University, attracted 27 industry operators from 18 companies. Except courses in Wageningen University and institution center, the team members also visited companies on livestock breeding, manure fermentation, manure recycle, slurry treatment and organic fertilizer. 
Sep. 25, 2018 Visitors On September 25, 2018, General Manager Andrei of Dutch Poultry Center, General Manager Huang Dunpin of Dutch International Exchange Center, Senior Poultry Expert Gret of Dutch Heering visited CAAA. Poultry Secretary-General Ms. Gong Guifen, Director Ms. Lv Shuyan, Wang Qisheng of International Cooperation Department received the visitors. Mr. Andrei introduced the operation mode and framwork of the Dutch Poultry Center and hopes to conduct more exchanges and cooperation with CAAA in the future. 
Oct. 23, 2018 Visitors Tracy Cao, Cargo Manager Marketing, yang Liu, Cargo Regional Marketing Manager North Asia, Hu Hui, Head Northern China visited CAAA. Director Zhang Hang, Administrator Cheng Mali, Officer Chen Min met the visitors. The two sides exchanged views on the importing of live cattle, cold chain logistics, air transportation and storage. 
Oct. 25, 2018 Visitors On October 25, 2018, Executive Director Leo, Vice Chairman Qin Yukui, Chief Representative Chen Si of Beijing Representative Office of Hong Kong PA Asia Ltd., and Marisa Global Technical Service Manager of Germany EW Group Animal Nutrition visited CAAA. Director Qiu Baoqin and Officer Wang Qisheng met the visotrs. Ms. Marisa gave a detailed introduction of the company's main business and experience in reducing antibiotic use in livestock production.
Nov. 6-16, 2018 Going Abroad From November 6th to 16th, 2018, CAAA organized 24 pig members and 26 poultry members to visit the foreign pig and poultry industry in Sweden, Denmark and Germany. The delegation visited the Poultry Meat Association in Sweden, the Danish Agriculture and Food Committee, Eurotier and two Swedish family farms.
Nov. 3 – 19, 2018 Going Abroad About 30 grassland people attended the Second World Alfalfa Congress in Cordoba, Argentina. The group also visited some grassland companies in Brazil. 
Nov. 21, 2018 Going-out On November 21, 2018, Officer Wang Qisheng met with Gan Benteng, the government relations manager of the Brazilian Beef Exporters Association at the National Convention Center. The two talked in detail the arrangements for the cattle delegation to visit the beef cattle industry in Brazil.
Nov. 30, 2018 Visitors On November 30, 2018, Wang Hengyan, Chief Representative of Investment Department of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission in China, Senior Investment Director Lin Huaili, Xiao Bo, and Commercial Officer Liu Xing visited CAAA. Secretary-General He Xintian, Administrator Cheng Mali, Administrator Yang Fei, Liu Xiaobin, and Wang Qisheng received the visitors. The two sides exchanged views on deepening cooperation and ways to provide better service to CAAA members. 
Nov. 24 – Dec. 9, 2018 Going Abroad 13 cattle people visited the beef cattle industry in Brazil, Argentina and Chile. During the visit, they visited Brazilian Beef Exporters Association (ABIEC) and BARRA MANSA beef cattle slaughter plant in Ribeirao, Argentine Beef Promotion Bureau, and other breeding cattle farms, and slaughterhouse.

 

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