China's Ministry of Commerce has decided to extend anti-subsidy duties levied on potato starch imported from the EU for another five years. This despite the elimination of the EU Quota system for potato starch on July 1, 2012.
Earlier this week McDonald’s announced the successful completion of a strategic partnership with CITIC and The Carlyle Group. The partnership will operate and manage McDonald’s businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong and ramp up growth and innovation using the combined expertise.
As part of their Lunar exploration in 2018, Chinese scientists will take an 18x16 cm cylinder to the surface of the moon and see if potato seeds can grow there in this containerized mini-ecosystem (Courtesy: 163.com)