ASSETS AND STAFF TRANSFER AGREEMENT


     Hainan Agricultural Resources Co. Ltd. ("Party B") was legally established
on June 28, 1994. First Goods And Materials Supply And Sales Corporation
("Party C") and Second Goods And Materials Supply And Sales Corporation ("Party
D") are the wholly owned subsidiaries of Party B. The General Bureau of Hainan
State Farms ("Party A") is one of the shareholders of Party B. The above
parties come into an agreement on the transfer of assets and liabilities
together with the transfer of staff by Party C and Party D to Party A as
follows:

     The headings used in this Agreement are given for convenience only and
shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.

     Unless otherwise specified, the followings shall be referred as:

"Effective Date" are to the meaning of Article 8 of this Agreement.

"Base Date" are to September 30, 1996.

"Accepted Accounting Standard of PRC" are to the accounting standard, rules and
regulations as adopted in the PRC.

"Assets Fair Value" are to the meaning of the provison under Article 1.4 of
this Agreement.

     "Transferors" are to Party B, Party C and Party D, collectively.

"Assets" are to the assets, rights, contracts, etc., which are transferred by
the Transferors to Party A. The details of which are listed out in the Exhibit
-Statement of Assets and Liabilities.

"Liabilities" are to all the liabilities which are transferred by the
Transferors to Farming Bureau. The details of which are listed out in the
Exhibit -Statement of Assets and Liabilities.

     "Statement of Assets and Liabilities" are to the contents as shown in the
Exhibit.

"This Agreement" are to the provisions of this Agreement, including this
Agreement and its Exhibits.

"Party A" are to Party A and unless the context requires otherwise, includes
its directly and indirectly controlled subsidiaries, branches, divisions,
associated companies, joint ventures and legal entities.

"Records" are to the files, records, information, techniques or other
information with business value which relate to the assets transferred.

"Transferred Staff" are to the redundant staff of the Transferors who are taken
over by Party A.

"Accounts receivable" refers to the accounts receivable included in the Exhibit
- Statement of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

"Accounts payable" refers to the accounts payable included in the Exhibit -
Statement of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

"Other reseivables" refers to the other receivables included in the Exhibit -
Statement of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

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"Other payables" refers to the other payables included in the Exhibit -
Statement of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

"Long term investments" refers to the long term investments included in the
Exhibit - Statement of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

"Fixed assets" refers to the fixed assets included in the Exhibit - Statement
of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

     "Inventories" refers to the inventories included in the Exhibit -
Statement of Assets and Liabilities to this Agreement.

"Contracts" are to all the written and verbal contracts transferred to Party A,
including the contracts between the Transferors and the Transferred Staff.

"Responsibilities and obligations" are to all the contractual and legal
responsibilities and obligations with respect to the assets, liabilities and
personnel transferred to Party A.

"Shareholders' Agreement on Business Operations Restructuring" are to the
shareholders' agreement on business operations restructuring as entered by
Party A, Party B and Billion Luck.


1    TRANSFER OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

1.1  According to the provisions of this Agreement, the parties in this
     Agreement shall fulfill their respective obligations and responsibilities.
     The Transferors shall transfer the assets and liabilities as shown in
     Statement of Assets and Liabilities to Party A as of the Effective Date.
     Party A shall purchase the assets and assume the corresponding liabilities
     as of the Effective Date and shall bear all the responsibilities and
     obligations inherent to the transfer since then.

1.2  Apart from the assumption of the responsibilities and obligations of the
     liabilities  corresponding to the assets transferred, Party A shall not
     bear any other responsibilities and obligations that arises before the
     transfer and which should be borne by the Transferors.

1.3  The transfer methods for all kinds of assets and liabilities should
     follow all the legal procedures.

1.4  The value of the net assets transferred shall be based on fair value as
     of the Base Date. Those fair values shall be determined by an independent
     valuer jointly employed by the parties to this Agreement.

1.5  Party A shall be responsible for the recovery of all the accounts
     receivable. If necessary, the Transferors shall provide any assistance and
     records for the collection of the accounts receivable. All the costs and
     expenses incurred thereon by the Transferors shall be borne by Party A.

1.6  Except for those disputes which have already been disclosed to Party A,
     the Transferors shall be responsible for all the losses and expenses for
     any disputes with third parties on the rights of ownership of the
     transferred assets, if the disputes are related to the events occurred and
     conditions existing before the Base Date which Party A are not
     accountable. Any such losses incurred by Party A thereon shall also be
     compensated by the Transferors. If the disputes are related to the events
     occurred after the Base Date which are not the responsibilities of the
     Transferors, then Party A shall be solely accountable and should bear all
     the expenses and losses incurred thereon.

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1.7  Except for  those mortgages and rights of lien which have already been
     disclosed to Party A, the Transferors shall bear all the expenses and
     losses incurred resulting from claims of any mortgages or rights of lien
     on the transferred assets by third parties and if these mortgages or
     rights of lien were created before the Base Date. Any expenses and losses
     incurred by Party A thereon shall also be compensated by the Transferors.
     If the mortgages or rights of lien on the transferred assets are created
     after the Base Date, Party A shall bear all the expenses and losses
     incurred thereon.


1.8  The Transferors shall not warrant to Party A the quality of any tangible
     assets transferred, including but not limit to, fixed assets, consumable
     stores, etc.. For those assets which are specifically excluded by Party A
     before this Agreement becomes effective, they shall be handled separately
     by mutual agreement of the parties involved.

1.9  Any losses resulting from litigations or government actions on the assets
     transferred shall be borne by Party A if the results are not yet finalized
     before the Base Date. For those assets which are specifically excluded by
     Party A before this Agreement becomes effective, they shall be handled
     separately by mutual agreement of the parties.

1.10 Notwithstanding other provisions in this Agreement, the bank loans owed
     by the Transferors to the banks and the amounts owed by Party A's
     subsidiary farms to the Transferors shall be transferred as follows: the
     amounts receivable from the subsidiary farms and related companies of
     Party A shall be transferred to Party A on the Base Date. Party A shall be
     responsible to procure the consent of the banks for the transfer of bank
     loans no later than March 31, 1997. Before the bank loans are formally
     transferred to Party A, Party A shall be responsible for the repayment of
     the principal outstanding and all the bank interest incurred commencing
     from the Base Date. Any amount  received or receivable from the subsidiary
     farms and related conpanies by the Transferors after the Base Date shall
     belong to Party A. The outstanding amount of the bank loans shall be used
     to reduce the amounts payable by Party A to the Transferors when the bank
     loans are formally transferred.

1.11 Farming Bureau represents and warrants to the Transferors that Farming
     Bureau clearly understands and has carried out its own assessment to the
     conditions and risks with respect to the assets and liablities to be
     transferred by the Transferors pursuant to this Agreement. Farming Bureau
     convenants to the Transferors that Farming Bureau shall bear all the
     rights, rewards, risks and obligations of  ownership of the transferred
     assets and the corresponding liabilities immediately after the Base Date.
     Farming Bureau shall not tender any claims and requests for compensation
     with respect to any changes in the conditions and risks of the transferred
     assets and liabilities that may arise after the Base Date.


2    PAYMENT

2.1  Except for the provision of Article 1.10 of this Agreement, Party A shall
     pay to the Transferors in cash the amount equivalent to the fair value of
     the net assets transferred in accordance with the provision of Article
     1.4. In the event that the transfer is a net liabilities, the amount of
     the net liabilities shall be used to reduce the amount due by Party A to
     the Transferors.

2.2  In the event that the transfer is a net assets, Farming Bureau shall pay
     to the Transferors the consideration for the fair value of the net assets
     transferred in accordance to their respective instructions.

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2.3  Party A shall settle the consideration for the transfer of net assets
     within 120 days upon the date of this Agreement.

2.4  Except for the obligations and responsibilities inherent to the said
     transfer pursuant to this Agreement, Party A shall not bear any other
     responsibilities and obligations which should be borne by the Transferors.
     After the Effective Date, the Transferors shall not have any
     responsibilities and obligations on matters in connection with the said
     transfer that arises after the Base Date and are not in relation to
     conditions existing before the Base Date. If any party incurs any losses
     which shall be the responsibilities of the other party, the former shall
     notice the latter in writing accompanied with the necessary proving
     documents. The party who receives the notice shall indemnify the other
     party within 30 days of receiving the notice.

2.5  Any other payments under the provisions of this Agreement shall also be
     made within 30 days of receiving the notice from the other party.


3    TRANSFER OF STAFF

3.1  From the Effective Date onwards, all the redundant staff under this
     Agreement shall be taken over by Party A. But the Transferors and Party A
     shall take other appropriate procedures by mutual agreement to deal with
     those staff whom Party A request not to take over before the Effective
     Date.

3.2  The Transferors shall terminate the employment in accordance with the
     employment contract terms with the staff and comply with all the legal
     requirements. The Transferors and Party A shall take all the necessary
     steps in obtaining the termination approval from the staff. Party A shall
     also provide employment to the Transferred Staff on a reasonable term of
     which the remuneration should not be less than the existing staff of Party
     A with comparable grading and qualification.

3.3  In the event that the Transferred Staff are not willing to terminate the
     employment relationship with the Transferors and, at the same time, the
     Transferors is unable to legally terminate the employment contracts singly
     as of the Effective Date, the Transferors shall continue to employ those
     staff until the contracts can be terminated in accordance with the legal
     requirements. Except for Article 3.1 provides otherwise, Party A shall
     warrant to take over those staff within one year as from the Effective
     Date.

3.4  The insurance contracts of the Transferred Staff shall also be
     transferred to Party A at the same time when the staff are transferred.
     Party A shall compensate the Transferors with equivalent monetary value of
     the contracts.

3.5  After the transfer, Party A shall agree the Transferred Staff to carry on
     any necessary work and allocate reasonable working schedules for a smooth
     changeover of the Transferors.

3.6  According to the legal requirements and the employment contract terms,
     any redundancy costs which the Transferors pay to the Transferred Staff
     shall be reimbursed by Party A.


4    TRANSFER OF CONTRACTS

4.1  The Transferors shall transfer the contracts related to the assets
     transferred to Party A.

4.2  The Transferors shall take all the reasonable steps to obtain the
     confirmation from the third parties in respect to the transfer of
     contracts. If the above confirmation

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     cannot be obtained on or before the Effective Date, the Transferors
     agree to continue to cooperate with Party A in obtaining the confirmation
     and make the necessary arrangements for the fulfillment of contracts by   
     Party A. If the confirmation cannot be obtained eventually, the
     Transferors shall fulfill the contracts in accordance with the    
     instructions of Party A. All the rights and responsibilities thereon shall
     be borne by Party A.

4.3  After the Effective Date, all the rights and responsibilities of the
     Transferors inherent from the contracts transferred shall be ended as of
     the Base Date, even though the legal procedures for the transfer may not
     yet be completed. After the Base Date, all the rights and responsibilities
     of the contracts shall rest on Party A.

4.4  The Transferors shall have the obligations to provide all the details for
     the performance of the contracts transferred to Party A, but shall not
     have obligations to compensate Party A for any losses incurred by Party A
     resulting from the performance or non-performance of such contracts. For
     those which are specifically excluded by Party A before the Effective
     Date, they shall be handled separately by mutual agreement of the parties.


5    RECORDS

5.1  The Transferors shall transfer all the relevant records related to the
     assets and liabilities  to Party A.

5.2  The records transferred shall only limit to those which are kept by the
     Transferors as of the Effective Date. The Transferors shall not be held
     responsible for the incompleteness and incorrectness of the records
     transferred, but shall give reasonable assistance on their rectification
     if requested by Party A. All the costs incurred thereon shall be borne by
     Party A.

5.3  For the sake of continuation of the Transferors' business operations, the
     Transferors may retain the duplicated copies of the records transferred
     and shall inform Party A the details of the duplicated copies retained if
     requested by Party A.

5.4  The parties shall cooperate to make any necessary changes to the records
     for the fulfillment of transfer of rights of ownership of the assets in
     accordance with the legal requirements.


6    TAXES AND CHARGES

6.1  All the taxes and government charges related to the holding or usage of
     the assets, as derived in accordance with the Accepted Accounting Standard
     of PRC, shall be borne by the Transferors, if those charges shall be
     accounted for before the Base Date in accordance with the accounting
     standard, or otherwise, shall be borne by Party A.

6.2  Any taxes and government charges in relation to the transfer of assets
     shall be borne by the parties involved in accordance with the legal
     requirements. All other charges shall be shared by the Transferors and
     Party A on a reasonable basis.


7    INSURANCE

7.1  The beneficiary of the insurance contracts purchased by the Transferors
     on the assets shall be changed to Party A. Before the completion of this
     process, any insurance compensation received by the Transferors should be
     paid to Party A.

       

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7.2  Party A shall inform the insurance companies of the changes and handle
     the changing procedures. The Transferors shall provide any necessary
     assistance for the changes.

7.3  The insurance premium which has been paid by the Transferors shall be
     borne by the Transferors if those premium should be accounted for before
     the Base Date in accordance with the Accepted Accounting Standard of PRC,
     or otherwise, shall be borne by Party A.



8    EFFECTIVE DATE

     This Agreement shall become effective and binding on October 1, 1996.
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9    TRANSFERORS' WARRANTIES BEFORE EFFECTIVE DATE

     Unless otherwise stated, the Transferors shall warrant the following
     before this Agreement becomes effective:

     (1)  If this Agreement becomes effective within 6 months from the
          Base Date, the Transferors shall warrant to run the business with the
          assets and liabilities in reasonable efficiency between the Base Date
          and the Effective Date.

     (2)  If this Agreement becomes effective after 6 months from the
          Base Date, the Transferors shall warrant not to use the assets for
          pledges which are outside the normal course of business  between the
          Base Date and the Effective Date.

     (3)  As requested by Party A, the Transferors shall allow the
          designated staff of Party A to inspect the accounting records and
          operation information of the Transferors for the sake of protecting
          Party A's interests.






10   ACTIONS AT EFFECTIVE DATE


10.1 As of the date this Agreement becomes effective, the Transferors shall
     present the following documents to party A:

     (1)  In accordance with the Articles of Associations of the
          Transferors and the legal requirements, this Agreement should be
          signed by the shareholders, board of directors or other authorized
          persons and accompanied with the photocopies of all the necessary and
          signed documents in making this Agreement effective.

     (2)  The photocopies of other documents, certificates or approval
          letters as are required in accordance with the laws and the
          requirements of government authorities.

10.2 As of the date this Agreement becomes effective, Party A shall present
     the following documents to the Transferors:

     (1)  In accordance with the Articles of Associations of Party A and
          the legal requirements, this Agreement shall be signed by the
          shareholders, board of directors or other authorized persons and
          accompanied with the photocopies of all the necessary and signed
          documents in making this Agreement effective.


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     (2)  The photocopies of other documents, certificates or approval
          letters as are required in accordance with the laws and the
          requirements of the relevant government authorities.


11   ALL PARTIES' WARRANTIES AFTER EFFECTIVE DATE

11.1 The parties shall cooperate to inform the third parties in relation to
     the assets and liabilities transferred and make all the necessary
     arrangements in obtaining their confirmation of the transfer.

11.2 The parties shall cooperate and be responsible to assure smooth
     procedures for staff transfer and to avoid any unnecessary losses of the
     staff as a result of transfer.

11.3 The Transferors shall sign all the necessary documents as requested by
     Party A, and shall agree and take all reasonable steps to assist Party A
     to develop its operations in relation to the assets transferred.

11.4 The Transferors shall not sign any agreements, make any written or verbal
     contracts, or take any actions in relation to the assets transferred
     without the prior consent of Party A.

11.5 When Party A takes any actions or sign any agreements in relation to the
     assets, it shall not impair the Transferors' interests. In addition, when
     Party A intends to take any actions or sign any agreements which involve
     the Transferors, it should inform the Transferors and accept any advices
     as reasonably raised by the Transferors.

11.6 After the Effective Date, the Transferors may still develop any kinds of
     business with the customers who are related to the assets and liabilities
     transferred. And Party A shall not object on it.


12   TRANSFERORS' REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

12.1 The Transferors are the legally established persons and have the
     authority to carry out businesses, to owe debts, to sign contracts and to
     have the civil rights.

12.2 This transaction is not outside the scope of the businesses of the
     Transferors.

12.3 The signatories of the Transferors have received proper authorization to
     sign this Agreement.

12.4 The Transferors have paid reasonable efforts in providing the information
     and messages related to the assets and liabilities transferred to Party A
     in suitable means.


13   PARTY A'S REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

13.1 Party A is a legally established person and has the authority to carry
     out businesses, to owe debts, to sign contracts and to have the civil
     rights.

13.2 This transaction is not outside the scope of the businesses of the
     Transferors.

13.3 This Agreement are signed by the legally authorized persons only.

14   COMPENSATIONS

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14.1 The Transferors shall compensate Party A of any losses for the following
     events, including but not limit to, direct economic losses, third parties
     compensation and the corresponding legal fees and litigation costs:

     (1)  Any defaulting acts of the Transferors after the Effective
          Date;

     (2)  Any default or failure of the Transferors in complying with the
          provisions,
          convenants and warranties of this Agreement.

14.2 Party A shall compensate the Transferors of any losses, including but not
     limit to, direct economic losses, third parties compensation and the
     corresponding legal fees and litigation costs for the following events:

     (1)  Any defaulting acts of Party A after the Effective Date;

     (2)  Any default or failure of Party A in complying with the
          provisions, convenants and warranties of this Agreement.

14.3 If any events as mentioned in 14.1 and 14.2 occur which cause litigations
     or claims against any party of this Agreement by the third parties, that
     party shall inform the other party, which he considers to be responsible,
     immediately for deciding the defensive actions.

14.4 The party who receives the compensation shall pay efforts to minimize his
     losses incurred and shall assist the party who pay the compensation in
     exercising the right to claim any other third parties to recover the
     compensation.

15    LIABILITIES FREE BY DISCLOSURE

      If any party of this Agreement informs and makes disclosure to the other
      parties to this Agreement for any matters which accounts to a
      non-compliance of that party with any provisions of this Agreement before
      the Effective Date, that party shall not be held  responsible for any
      compensation for losses incurred unless that party is requested by the
      any other parties of this Agreement in writing for providing
      rectification means before the Effective Date.


16    CONFIDENTIALITY

      In the process of restructuring, the parties in this Agreement shall not
      disclose any information to third parties unless the disclosure is
      required by laws.


17    OTHER STIPULATIONS

17.1  The rights and responsibilities of this Agreement are not transferable.

17.2 The notices as required by this Agreement shall be in the means of
     ordinary mail, facsimile or direct delivery. The mailing address and
     facsimile number shall be those used for ordinary business operation. The
     notices should be deemed to be received after 3 days from the day of
     issue.

17.3 The provisions of this Agreement overrule any other provisions among the
     parties which contradict with the provisions of this Agreement.

17.4 The invalidation or non-executable of any provisions of this Agreement
     shall not make the other provisions invalid, unless the parties are unable
     to rectify it so as to make this Agreement becomes unfair.

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17.5 The Chinese version of this Agreement is the only valid version.
17.6 This Agreement is signed on November 29, 1996.





Party A      :     General Bureau of Hainan State Farms
                  
                   /s/  Han Jian Zhun
                   ______________________________
                   Authorized Representative
                  
Party B      :     Hainan Agricultural Resources Company
                   Ltd.
                  
                   /s/  Li Fei Lie
                   ______________________________
                   Authorized Representative
                  
Party C      :     First Goods And Materials Supply And Sales Corporation
            
                   /s/  Chen Yu Xiang
                   ______________________________
                   Authorized Representative
            
            
Party D      :     Second Goods And Materials Supply And Sales Corporation
            
                   /s/  Lin Ming Jiao
                   ______________________________
                   Authorized Representative


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Source: OneCLE Business Contracts.