Cheng Guoqiang was part of China’s agriculture negotiations team that led to the country joining the World Organisation in 2001. Photo: Dalian Commodities Exchange
Cheng Guoqiang was part of China’s agriculture negotiations team that led to the country joining the World Organisation in 2001. Photo: Dalian Commodities Exchange

China should continue using food imports as chip in US trade talks, says former leading agriculture negotiator

  • Cheng Guoqiang, a professor at Tongji University in Shanghai, says China should avoid over reliance on imports and rely mainly on domestic supplies to meet demand
  • American President Donald Trump has repeatedly charged that China has not lived up to its promises to buy large quantities of US farm products

Cheng Guoqiang was part of China’s agriculture negotiations team that led to the country joining the World Organisation in 2001. Photo: Dalian Commodities Exchange
Cheng Guoqiang was part of China’s agriculture negotiations team that led to the country joining the World Organisation in 2001. Photo: Dalian Commodities Exchange
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