Updates on Relations and Trade with China

A senior Chinese diplomat says that relations between the U.S. and China need to have a more positive message. The Foreign Minister says that the two countries face the most serious challenges since diplomatic ties were created. He hopes the U.S. will build a more objective understanding of China and make more rational and practical policies.

Some meat shipments are held up in ports due to China’s push to keep contaminated freights out of the country. China’s meat purchases had been increasing this year, especially after African swine fever decimated this domestic hog supply. Now, their efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 are slowing the pace of imports.