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.
Summaries of visits by U.S. presidents to China and Chinese leaders to the U.S., 1972-2005
This was enacted to authorize extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the People's Republic of China, and to establish a framework for relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China.
Bill Clinton, “Letter to Congress Advocating Granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations,” March 8, 2000
President Clinton made his remarks at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.
Joint Press Conference of President Clinton and Premier Zhu Rongji of the People's Republic of China, 1999
President Clinton and Premier Zhu Rongji met to discuss trade agreements.
President Bill Clinton gave a speech to Beijing University's students and faculty.
The following is the transcript of the news conference that President Clinton and President Jiang Zemin held in Beijing June 27, 1998, as recorded by the Federal News Service, a private transcription company, and transmitted by The Associated Press. Mr. Jiang's remarks were translated by the Chinese.
President Jiang Zemin met with President Clinton on a U.S. visit.
The following is the full text of a Japan-U.S. joint declaration on security alliance issued April 17, 1996, after a summit meeting in Tokyo between Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto and President Bill Clinton: Japan-U.S. Joint Declaration on Security Alliance for the 21st Century
President Clinton issued a statement through his press secretary about China's release of Chinese American Harry Wu.
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.