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.
This statement was issued in response to a directive from China’s government to foreign businesses operating in China to ensure their websites adhere to Beijing’s “one-China” policy, that is, to not treat Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan as separate entities.
The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.
The Congressional-Executive Commission offers its annual report on human rights in China and current affairs in regards to rule of law.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Center for the Digital Future released its fifth World Internet Report. It includes findings from eight of the project’s 34 partner countries: Cyprus, Mexico, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.
US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “Red Cloud Rising: Cloud Computing in China,” September 5, 2013
This report was prepared for the commission by Leigh Ann Ragland, Joseph McReynolds, Matthew Southerland,and James Mulvenon of the Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis.
Congressional Research Service, "Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology," Oct. 23, 2012
This report was prepared by Patricia Moloney Figliola.
This report was written by Thomas Lum (acting section research manager/specialist in Asian affairs), Patricia Moloney Figliola (specialist in internet and telecommunications policy), and Matthew C. Weed (analyst in foreign policy legislation).
Hormats is Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs. He spoke in Washington, DC.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Information Control Practices and the Implications for the United States," June 30, 2010
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on June 30, 2010. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
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.