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 USC U.S.-China Institute hosted an online panel discussion to examine the economic, environmental, social and political impact China's Belt and Road Initiative has in Southeast and Central Asia.
The Chinese government released this white paper on its programs in Xinjiang, describing them as an effective response to terrorism and extremism.
Committee to Protect Journalists, Chinese authorities briefly detain Globe and Mail journalist in Xinjiang
Ethnic violence in Xinjiang, US-China-Russia relations, and the passing of Herb Klein are the subjects of this week's USC U.S.-China Institute newsletter. The newsletter also includes information about China-related events and exhibitions across North America.
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.