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.
Hong Kong: What Now? What Next?
The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a panel discussion to examine the issues driving the protests, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
Due to limited space, event RSVP is now closed. Video of the event will be available on our website.
Robert Koepp serves as director and the chief economist at the Corporate Network in Hong Kong for The Economist Group, parent company of the weekly publication, The Economist. An active writer, speaker, and commentator, Koepp has authored two full-length books, Betting on China: Chinese Stocks, American Stock Markets, and the Wagers on a New Dynamic in Global Capitalism and Clusters of Creativity: Enduring Lessons on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley and Europe’s Silicon Fen. He has written about numerous topics, including on disruptive technologies, digital economics, Big Data, China’s sports industry, the Belt-Road Initiative, and the Network’s annual Asia Business Outlook Survey.
Francis Lee is a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University.
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