A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Asia/Pacific Business Outlook 2009 Conference
The Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER)presents a conference on doing business in the Asia-Pacific region.
APBO 2009, produced by the USC Marshall School of Business in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, will provide you with the tools to help your business prosper in diverse Asia/Pacific markets.
To learn more and to register, please visit www.APBO2009.com or contact Eric Chow at 213-740-7130 / firstname.lastname@example.org. Early registration fee - $675 until March 13, 2009; Regular registration fee - $825 after March 13, 2009. Asia Society members - deduct $100 off. Fee includes continental breakfast, lunches, breaks, a hosted reception and program materials.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.