A worker loads packaged grains at a rice-processing company in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
A worker loads packaged grains at a rice-processing company in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s food security is again on Beijing’s agenda, with the nation’s bitter history of hunger and famine in mind

  • After a quarter century, the issue of ensuring China’s grain supply has returned to prominence
  • China’s reliance on imports to ultimately feed its increasingly affluent citizens is much higher than the headline figures suggest

A worker loads packaged grains at a rice-processing company in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
A worker loads packaged grains at a rice-processing company in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. Photo: Xinhua
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