China: Agriculture in Transition
by Hsin-Hui Hsu and Fred Gale
Agriculture and Trade Report No. (WRS-012) 76 pp, November 2001
The Chinese grain sector faces pressure from both external competition and internal shifts in consumer preferences that could reshape the industry. The report focuses on the long-term expectations for China's agriculture in the face of continued growth and openness to trade.
Keywords: China, agriculture, grains, livestock, cotton, grain policy, WTO, production
In this publication...
- Table of Contents, 21 kb
- Frontmatter, 47 kb
- Summary, 24 kb
- China's Continued Growth Leaves Agriculture Facing Changes, 34 kb
- U.S. China Bilateral WTO Agreement and Beyond, 36 kb
- Changes in Labor, Land, and Credit Markets Lead China's Farmers on the Path Toward Modernization, 37 kb
- Subsidized Corn Exports Help Prices Rebound, 360 kb
- Surplus Wheat Production Brings Emphasis on Quality, 57 kb
- Tradeoffs Between Quantity and Quality of China's Rice, 39 kb
- Policy Changes Continue to Affect China's Oilseeds Trade Mix, 50 kb
- Livestock Production Competitive, But Exports Remain Small, 93 kb
- China's Cotton Reserves to Meet Shortfall, Avert Price Rise, 43 kb
- USDA Revision of China Grain Stock Estimates, 39 kb
- List of Tables and Figures, 23 kb
- Appendix Tables, 49 kb
- Entire report, 651 kb
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