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.
China's Peaceful Development and China-U.S. Relations
USCI hosts a talk by Ambassador Wang Yunxiang.
Time 4:30 - 6pm
Vice President, CPIFA
Ambassador Wang Yunxiang has served as Vice President of The Chinese People’s Institute for Foreign Affairs since 2004. He has had more than 30 years of experience in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs both within China and abroad. A native of Heilongjiang Province, Ambassador Wang served as a staff member in the Bureau of Agricultural Machinery of Heilongjiang Province between 1966 and 1972. During the next four years, Ambassador Wang worked as an attaché to the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of Malta. In 1978, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Deputy Director of the Information Department. Between 1984 and 1988, he served as First Secretary to the Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Uganda. Ambassador Wang then served two years as Counselor of the Department of West European Affairs, and one year as the Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the Kingdom of Norway. Upon his return to the Information Department in 1991, Ambassador Wang was promoted to Deputy Director General. Before his appointment as Consul General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco, Ambassador Wang served three years as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Zambia.