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 People's Republic of China and the Republic of Portugal issued a joint press communiqué on January 13,2005.
On October 8, 2004, the governments of the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam issued a joint communiqué.
Randall G. Schriver, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Statement to China Security Review Commission
Consolidating China-Africa Traditional Friendship and Deepening China-Africa All-round Cooperation, February 4, 2004
Speech by President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China at Joint Session of the Gabonese Parliament
Wallerstein, Alternatives: The United States Confronts the World. Fernand Braudel Center Series, 2004.
Roger E. Chapman reviews the book for H-US-Japan.
Chinese Government White Paper on “China’s Policy on ‘Three Direct Link’ Across the Taiwan Straits,” 2003
China has spared no effort in forging direct links in mail, transport and trade (referred to as the "three direct links," or "three links") across the Straits. In November 1987, the Taiwan authorities made the decision to permit Taiwan compatriots to visit their relatives on the mainland. However, the "three links" remains as an indirect, one-way and partial state due to restrictions and obstructions imposed by the Taiwan authorities.
Chinese President Hu Jintao and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf signed a joint declaration on the directions of bilateral cooperation.
Declaration on Principles for Relations and Comprehensive Cooperation Between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of India, June 25, 2003
China and India signed the Declaration on Principles for Relations and Comprehensive Cooperation Between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of India.