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China becomes world’s second-largest vineyard area

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CHINA HAS OVERTAKEN France to become the world’s second-largest vineyard area. The announcement comes as Chinese domestic demand for wine from the burgeoning middle class continues to grow. Whilst Spain continues to lead in overall area of land devoted to vineyards with 1.02 million hectares, China has 800,000 hectares (1.9m acres). France is now the […]

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Yiwu to Madrid, the world’s longest train journey

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CHINA HAS PLAYED a significant role in sending goods by rail from Yiwu to Madrid, the world’s longest train journey. The feat came during the same week as a new high-speed railway line opened between Shanghai and Guangzhou. Called “Yixinou”, the train carrying 40 containers left Yiwu on 18th November, and arrived in Madrid on […]

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