NE China province leases land, grows crops in Russia

10:50, May 29, 2010      

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Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has leased 426,667 hectares of land in Russia to grow crops, the provincial agriculture commission said Friday.

As China's northernmost province, Heilongjiang shares a 3,038-kilometer-long border with Russia.

The province has cooperated with Russia in agriculture, including farming, breeding and agricultural-products processing, the commission's statement said.

Mudanjiang, a border city in southern Heilongjiang, alone has 146,667 hectares of cropland in Russia, a 42 percent increase compared with the same time last year. The city also has 16 feed mills and two lipid-processing plants in Russia.

Heilongjiang is the largest commodity-grain production base in China. Its grain output totaled 43.5 billion kilograms last year.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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