China Tobacco

China Tobacco’s Beijing Center processing plant impressive

This week, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and representatives from several N.C. commodity groups are visiting Beijing on a trade mission. Andrea Ashby, NCDA&CS assistant director of public affairs, is also in China and is posting periodic updates of the visit. Commissioner Troxler and members of the trade team toured┬áChina Tobacco’s Beijing Center cigarette processing ┬áplant […]

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Today’s Topic: Troxler wants to drum up more business for N.C. agriculture in China

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will lead an agricultural trade mission to China next week. The trip will focus on selling more N.C. tobacco, soybeans, wheat, cotton and peanuts to the Asian nation. China is now the world’s […]

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Tuesday in China: Tobacco, soybean, cotton meetings

We had a busy day in China, with our group splitting up to cover three commodities: tobacco, soybeans and cotton. I met with Commissioner Jiang Chenkeng, the head of China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, and several members of his staff. Commissioner Jiang said his company is interested in high-quality leaf, and North Carolina farmers can […]

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