China’s Regulation of Food Products: How policy changes for food safety and
security in China are influencing global trade in agricultural products - a U.S. perspective
Food & Beverage
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
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK 1904 Bank of America Tower 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong