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12:00-1:45pm . China’s changing food consumption patterns are driving a global surge in the variety and scale of agricultural exports destined for China.  How are Chinese policymakers dealing with the massive influx of food imports while building a growing food management system in China?  How are agr icultural policies for food safety and security interacting with this growth in food systems, and what are the costs and benefits for global trade in food and beverage products?
With $26 billion in U.S. agricultural exports to China in 2013, China is the largest agricultural export market for the U.S.   China’s decisions with regard to food safety regulations and implementation, intervention in the market and other trade related actions impact this pivotal market for U.
S. food and beverage exporters. How is the relationship between these two giant trading partners affecting growth and stability in agricultural product trade and can we expect more cooperation or conflict in the years ahead?
Topics to cover:
General introduction to China’s changing food management regulatory standards and food safety implementation China’s Food security and food policies China’s Food import procedures (e.g. import duties, labeling, RMB/US$ conversion etc) China’s shared responsibilities for global trade and it’s impact on US food exports
First 15-20 minutes is for networking
Sandwiches & beverages included
 
Hosted by the Food & Beverage Committee

Location

The American Chamber of Commerce in HK
1904 Bank of America Tower
12 Harcourt Road

Central, Hong Kong

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