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.
The Canadian embassy in Beijing has shared its support for Ukraine with Chinese via a sign on its wall and via Weibo.
China and Ukraine have been building a significant economic relationship, one that has occasionally troubled the United States. Here we look at these ties in the context of Russia's invasion.
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.