China is the world’s largest buyer of agricultural products from soybeans and corn, to rapeseed and palm oil. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s largest buyer of agricultural products from soybeans and corn, to rapeseed and palm oil. Photo: Reuters

China food security: vow to boost 2022 soybean output sets stage for leap in GM seed tech

  • China’s top leadership wants to improve seeds and per unit yield in its bid to secure domestic grain supply
  • To boost self-sufficiency, China’s seed industry is facing a new round of reshuffling and industrial concentration

Topic |   China food security
China is the world’s largest buyer of agricultural products from soybeans and corn, to rapeseed and palm oil. Photo: Reuters
China is the world’s largest buyer of agricultural products from soybeans and corn, to rapeseed and palm oil. Photo: Reuters
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