On Monday state planner of China expanded the list of industries in which it will seek to encourage foreign investment, with the total number of areas rising to 1,235 compared with 1,108 in the previous list.
On Friday state planner of China said that it will encourage foreign investment in livestock and poultry breeding, as well as plant-based meats substitutes, from this year.
European Union and China will accelerate negotiations in order to conclude a China-EU investment agreement by the end of this year, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said today.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and over 40 trade associations today urged top Chinese and U.S. officials to redouble efforts to implement a Phase 1 trade agreement signed by the world’s two largest economies in January.
China has ordered major state-run firms to pause some purchases of farm goods from the United States, including soybeans, as China evaluates tensions with United States over Hong Kong, Bloomberg News reported on today, citing unnamed sources.
China will draft and carry out in 2020 a response plan for ensuring food security amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s state planner said on Friday.
On Thursday United States President Donald Trump pointed to Phase 2 trade talks with China, a day after Washington and Beijing inked a preliminary Phase 1 agreement, but gave no other details about the next phase of negotiations.