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.
Jeremie Waterman Speaks at the China Card Conference
Jeremie Waterman, Senior Director of Greater China at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke on the “U.S.-China Economic Ties: Joined at the Hip and Not Always Happy About It” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
Jeremie Waterman is the Senior Director, Greater China, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., where he is responsible for developing and executing U.S. Chamber programs and policy relating to U.S. trade and investment in the Greater China region. Mr. Waterman works extensively with member companies, state and local chambers of commerce, business coalitions, American Chambers of Commerce abroad, and the U.S. and foreign governments. Prior to joining the U.S. Chamber, Mr. Waterman worked for over five years at The US-China Business Council as well as at Office of the United States Trade Representative. Mr. Waterman received a Master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston and is a graduate of UCLA.
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.