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 Congressional-Executive Commission on China urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to ensure that Apple’s supply chains are free of forced labor.
David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences reporting in China, beginning with covering the aftermath of ethnic violence in Xinjiang.
U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor met Li Junhua and other Chinese representatives in Kunming in southwestern China. The press conference, however, was in Beijing.
This issue of the USC US-China Institute newsletter focuses on how 9/11 changed the US-China relationship and affected the views Chinese college students have of the US. As always, the newsletter also brings information about China-related events 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.