Rising incomes and a growing Chinese middle class have led to demand shifts toward more and better quality food. For instance, Chinese diets have changed to incorporate more meat, with average per capita meat consumption reaching 55 kilograms. Even so, that’s still just half of the average per capita meat consumption in America, implying there is plenty of room for Chinese demand to grow. At the same time, however, China’s arable land has been shrinking, closing in on the minimum 300 million acres that the government believes are needed to feed China’s population.
The growing appetites of Chinese consumers have led to investment opportunities in the agribusiness industry across most market segments, from soft commodities to seeds and food processing technologies. As the government pushes forward rural land reforms and moves toward modern, industrial-scale farming, China will need more technology and know-how, much of it residing in the United States. Moreover, rising concern over food safety in China has led companies to seek more vertical integration from the farm to logistics and sales. A maturing Chinese agribusiness market should present increasing opportunities for global investors across the value chain.
Guangdong Haid primarily produces animal feed and offers related animal breeding services. It principally focuses on the domestic China market but also exports to Southeast Asia and other overseas markets. Exports contributed to more than 10% of its 2016 revenue.
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HAID Lanking International Trading Inc. 6615 E Pacific Coast Hwy #225 Long Beach, CA 90803
In 2010, the company established Haid International Group Ltd., which was registered in the British Virgin Islands with $90 million investment. In 2011, the company established Lanking Pte. Ltd. in Singapore with $50 million investment. Both subsidiaries are intended to serve as trading platforms to import raw materials for domestic production at competitive prices.