Chinese farmers what to buy all farms from Romania

Protocol signed between Romania and China stormed visits from Asians. If initially seemed interested in importing beef, pork and mutton, now the Chinese are willing to buy all farms and dairies from Romania.

One Farm with two thousand cows from Tiganesti, Teleorman had unusual guests. The Chinese wanted to see how animals are bred and how productive they are. But also how good is fodder. Until March the Chinese will already conclude contracts.

Most of them was attracted the greatest invention a cow brush as no saw Beijing.
This is just one of dozens of farms visited by the Chinese. Several delegates were this week across the country. Asians want to buy both the farm and lands in the area, which will raise a few plants milk powder for export.

Agricultori chinezi in Romania

Chinese farmers in Romania
" We believe that in Romania there are many opportunities and we can go together. Romania has many advantages to doing business with China " said Edward Zhang, a Chinese businessman.

Reporter: Tough Chinese?
Ionut Badea, a representative dairy farm: Very tough.
Reporter: The Cows do you want to sell them?
Ionut Badea: No are no yet for sell. They said they want to make a milk powder factory in Romania."

Deng Jiuqiang is a prominent Chinese businessman and politician. He owns a farm of 250 000 cows and visit the Ministry of Agriculture in Romania and has appeared with a tie with cows.

"We want to establish a complete platform, from breeding to sale," said the Chinese businessman.
Dorin Cojocaru , president Romanians Dairy Industry Manufacturers Association, said:
" Reckoning  the plan made in China did not match than plans find in Romania. The Romanian consulting proposed a Greenfield to Chinese. Would be to take a few dozen hectares land for the construction of farms and other thousands hectares for feeds."

Negotiations continue. In parallel, not only the Chinese are interested in investing in this sector. Lately have shown interest and businessmen from Azerbaijan and Kuwait.

The Chinese want to buy meat products of one billion euros.

The Chinese want to buy meat products of one billion Euros. More like Romania can offer. The Chinese want to buy in Romania animals and meat products worth one billion Euros. Paradoxically, however, Romanian farms do not have sufficient production to sell. Romania does not have enough pigs and cows farms to cope with such a request and at the same time, ensure domestic consumption.

Even now, Romania imports massive amounts of meat, worth six to ten millions of Euros every year.  The Beijing government wants to turn Romanian country into a provider of food for the Chinese people. Visiting Bucharest -Romania, Premier Li Keqiang has been interested in wine and Romanian traditional products exposed to Parliament House. Chinese official stopped at vegetable stand, where they appear reddish Romanian. As soon as they set foot in Romania, the Chinese were interested in Romanian livestock. They want to buy six million pigs and sheep every years. Three million pigs required by Chinese represent over 60 % of all animals that Romanian have. How about the three million sheep, this means 20% of the domestic Romanian production. Faced with strong demand for animals, Romanian authorities seek solutions.

"In the cattle there is a clear commitment for the next 7-10 years, the Chinese side, there has to come up with programs to increase the numbers," says Daniel Constantin, Romanian Minister of Agriculture.

"I believe that there is even such a large surplus of animals in Romania, because the animals are slow-growing," says Michael Tatu, farmer Haghig, Brasov County.

It will be harder to cover export demand as, year after year, Romania buys pork, for example from Germany and Hungary. Only the first half of this year, pork took first place in the standings food imports.

Video translation in English

Chinese are interested in Romanian cows. How can reach our cross bills in Asia After visiting grand Farms in Romania than they did it to us three weeks ago, the Chinese are back on Romanian soil again. This time, 11 Chinese businessmen reached Targu Mures and visited a dairy farm and a renowned institute for semen. Asians came, took pictures and have already watching Romanian Spotted an endurance race , which will be to grow them. At the farm Sanvasi dozens of beautiful bulls, each passed a ton, marched in front of the Chinese delegation. The Romanians tried to impress the guests come away with the best specimens.

Chinese were especially interested in Romanian Simmental breed good for meat and milk. 200 cows admired the beauty, and then made ​​their calculations.
"I care and want to see the site as maintained, cleaned, which feed conditions of climate. Advice we can help, we can sell steers to mount the home," said farm owner.

Romania is an attractive market for Chinese and due to much lower prices than those charged in Europe.

"Perhaps they like and are suitable in this dance country race's. A mixed breed that adapts" said Lucian Goga, deputy director of DSV Mures." The Chinese market needs more semen and embryos and live animals in Romania. Currently Romania is the only country in Europe that can supply to China live animals," said one investor.
The Chinese then reached Targu Mures, one of the largest breeding institutes in the country. Two months ago, were delivered from there to China 50,000 doses of semen. "Once the open market, the Chinese have become increasingly interested in this race's. A race that ensure good productions and has stamina. Has been selected for over 150 years," said Valer Fician Engineer Research Institute of Targu Mures.

Asians have not signed contracts yet (on December 2013), but will return early in 2014 year when it is possible to have the first exports. 

China decide to invest 8,5 billion Euro in Romania

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Bucharest Monday for an official visit to Romania and a summit with leaders of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries.

During the visit, Li will hold talks with Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta, and meet Romanian President Traian Basescu, President of the Senate Crin Antonescu and President of the Chamber of Deputies Valeriu Zgonea. He will also deliver a speech at the Romanian parliament.

Li will visit a Chinese enterprise based in Romania and make extensive contacts with people of all walks of life so as to promote China-Romania relations and bilateral cooperation.

It is the first visit by a Chinese premier to Romania in 19 years and also Li's maiden trip to Central and Eastern Europe since he took office in March.

He will also attend the China-CEE leaders' meeting in Bucharest.

At the airport, Romanian youths presented bread and salt to the Chinese premier according to local traditions of greeting distinguished guests.

National anthems of both countries were played at the welcome ceremony presided over by Prime Minister Ponta, and Li inspected the Romanian guard of honor together with Ponta.

It is the first time that Romania staged a welcome ceremony at the airport for a foreign guest in 20 years.

Li will also carry out a string of multilateral and bilateral activities with his counterparts from 16 CEE countries, including a round-table leaders' meeting and a trade forum.

He will address the opening ceremony of the Third China-CEE Economic and Trade Forum.

China and Romania have conducted multi-faceted cooperation. Two-way trade reached 3.27 billion US dollars during the first 10 months this year, in comparison with less than 300 million dollars for the annual total of 2000. China's current total investment in Romania tops 160 million dollars.

Trade between China and the 16 CEE countries amounted to 45.4 billion dollars during the first 10 months this year. Currently, Chinese companies' investment in CEE countries has exceeded 3.5 billion dollars, and investment in the opposite direction has topped 1.1 billion dollars.

The 16 CEE countries are Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

After visiting Romania, Li will travel to the Uzbek capital of Tashkent for the 12th prime ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. 

surce: Global times