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.
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The USC U.S.-China Institute documents collection includes a wide range of government reports, speeches by leaders, treaties, and other materials. These are materials used by policymakers, journalists, and scholars in understanding the declared intentions of states, assessments of policies and practices, and expressions of hope. Some of the documents that have been in the news recently include the U.S. Defense Department’s assessment of China’s military aims and capabilities, China's government's statement on the functions of its military, reports on cyberhacking, and the official U.S. government review of human rights in China and the official Chinese government review of human rights in the U.S.
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Contemporary China: materials about China since 1949
Pre-49 China: materials about China prior to the establishment of the People’s Republic
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Contemporary Taiwan: materials about Taiwan since 1949
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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.