Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-136) 39 pp

February 2015

China's Growing Demand for Agricultural Imports

This report examines China's recent emergence as a major agricultural importer, analyzes U.S.-China trade patterns, summarizes projections of future imports, and discusses how Chinese officials are adjusting their strategic approach to agricultural trade as imports grow.

Keywords: China, agricultural imports, soybeans, grain, meat, dairy, projections, policy

In this publication...