The overall goals of this study are to examine the reform process of China’s foreign trade sector and its impact on China’s agriculture trade patterns in the past 2 decades, to explore the possible effects of trade liberalization on China’s food balance and its implication to agricultural trade, and to provide some policy recommendations for the smooth implementation of agricultural trade liberalization in China.

See article here: Trade Liberalization and China’s Food Economy in the 21st Century: Implications to China’s National Food Security (pdf). Paper by Jikun Huang, Chunlai Chen, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Scott Rozelle, University of California, Davis and Francis Tuan, ERS, USDA.