Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances there is no shortage. Photo: Getty Images Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances there is no shortage. Photo: Getty Images
Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances there is no shortage. Photo: Getty Images
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s grain scarcity fears say more about uncertain relations with the US than food supply

  • Concerns about food scarcity have recently resurfaced in China, but they have been triggered more by global uncertainty than a shortage of grains
  • The best way China can allay these worries is to ensure stable expectations among the public, especially in the relationship with the US

Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances there is no shortage. Photo: Getty Images Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances there is no shortage. Photo: Getty Images
Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances there is no shortage. Photo: Getty Images
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin now leads the technology news team at the Post following stints as Political Economy Editor and Deputy China Editor. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.