Latest news stories from COFCO International.

Agribusiness trade modernization initiative advances with new project name, Covantis

The founding members (ADM, Bunge, Cargill, COFCO International, Louis Dreyfus Company and Glencore Agriculture) of the industry-wide initiative to modernize global trade operations have announced its new project name: Covantis.

Richeng Luan appointed Chairman of COFCO International

Richeng Luan is the new Chairman of COFCO International. Mr Luan succeeds Johnny Chi who has stepped down after being appointed President of Sinograin.

Glencore Agriculture Limited joins ADM, Bunge, Cargill, COFCO International and LDC in industry-wide initiative to modernize global agriculture commodity trade operations

CHICAGO and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and MINNEAPOLIS and GENEVA and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - The industry-wide initiative to modernize global agricultural commodity trade operations announced today that another major partner, Glencore Agriculture Limited, has joined the effort.

Johnny Chi: 5 keys for sustainable growth

Chairman Johnny Chi gives his five keys for sustainable growth in this article published by the World Economic Forum.

Johnny Chi gives keynote address at Brazil agribusiness conference

Johnny Chi, Chairman of COFCO International, gave the keynote address today at the 2019 Brazilian Agribusiness Congress.

COFCO international successfully completes USD 2.3 billion sustainability-linked facilities

COFCO International today announced completing its USD 2.3 billion senior unsecured sustainability-linked facilities. This is the largest sustainability-linked loan for a commodity trader.

COFCO International links sustainability performance to new USD 2.1 billion credit facility

COFCO International announced today the signing of an agreement with a consortium of 20 banks for a USD 2.1 billion sustainability-linked loan as the company’s core financing facility. It is the largest sustainability-linked loan for a commodity trader.

COFCO International publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

GENEVA, Switzerland – COFCO International today published its second sustainability report, outlining progress made towards its mission to meet rising demand for food in a sustainable way.