November 12, 2020
The Bitter Aftertaste of China’s Hunger for South American Food
By Agostina Blengino and Jordy Pasa
China’s quest for food security is exacerbating environmental crises like deforestation and overfishing in South American countries.
October 28, 2020
Reading the Soy Leaves: What Soybean Imports Say About China’s 2020 US Election Preferences
By Elizabeth Wishnick
China is well aware of the political implications of how it handles agricultural imports from the U.S. – in this case, soybeans.
June 19, 2020
China’s Tariffs on Australian Barley: Coercion, Protectionism, or Both?
By Scott Waldron
The Chinese anti-dumping tariffs on Australian barley have been widely interpreted as revenge for Australia’s call for a COVID-19 investigation. But there are other factors at play.
December 18, 2019
White House Touts ‘Very Significant’ Phase One China Trade Deal
By Bonnie Girard
A White House press call includes some more details on the agreement that was announced December 13.
May 21, 2019
China’s GMO Paradox
By Eugene K. Chow
For all its power, the Chinese government can’t get people to trust genetically modified crops.
April 05, 2018
Trade Wars: China Strikes Back
By Shannon Tiezzi
China unveils tariffs on $50 billion in U.S. imports, mirroring the Trump administration's penalties on Chinese goods.
October 21, 2015
How China’s Growing Appetite Is Transforming an American Port
By Susan Chan Shifflett
China’s growing appetite for American agricultural products is transforming the port of Oakland, California.
February 28, 2014
China's Agricultural Deals with Ukraine in Jeopardy
By Shannon Tiezzi
Reports that China wants $3 billion in loans returned call into question the future of China-Ukraine agricultural deals.