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Proposed U.S. Legislation Would Prevent China, Others from Purchasing U.S. Farmland, Farm Businesses
Republicans in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have proposed legislation that would restrict investment from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia in U.S. agricultural land and businesses.
Senate Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing for U.S. Agriculture Negotiator, Chinese Export Restrictions Related to Fertilizers Discussed
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee held a confirmation hearing today for agriculture negotiator Douglas McKalip, and during the hearing McKalip brought up the issue of Chinese restrictions on urea and similar products.
A new Staff Research Report published by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, which often takes a tough line on China trade issues, examines the scope of Chinese investment in U.S. agriculture and sets out certain risks that may arise. The evidence provided in the report
At the recent U.S. – China High Level Agricultural Dialogue in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns offered his thoughts on U.S.-China relations broadly and on agriculture trade specifically.
At the 98th USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Virtual Event, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked briefly today about China trade issues as they relate to agriculture, and then spoke in depth with Commerce Department senior adviser Elizabeth Economy more generally about the role of China in the world, in terms of
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) recently issued the provisional rules for gene-edited plants for agricultural purposes. In addition, the MARA finalized some changes to regulations governing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). These changes have been seen as signs of China moving closer to allowing commercial production of GMOs.
At a House Agriculture Committee hearing on January 20, the questions from members of Congress for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack touched on a couple China-related issues: Chinese purchases of U.S. farmland and enforcement of the Phase One trade deal.