On September 16, 2021 China applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Although faced with institutional obstacles for joining the CPTPP, China-based experts have noted that accession to the CPTPP could quicken economic development and trade liberalization by meeting the agreement's high-standards and progressive requirements.
The U.S-China Economic and Trade Agreement (Phase One) granted market access for new U.S. horticultural products such as avocadoes, blueberries, and nectarines.
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New Zealand: New Zealand and China Sign FTA Upgrade

On January 26, 2021, New Zealand and China signed an Upgrade to the 2008 Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
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China: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In 2020, China committed to a number of reforms to its agricultural biotechnology policies under the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Agreement (“Phase One Agreement”).
In June 2020, China’s central government announced its economic masterplan to develop the south China island of Hainan into a Free Trade Port (FTP).
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China: New to Market Report - Chipping Potatoes

Chipping potatoes from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington were among several U.S. agricultural products that received new and expanded access under the U.S.- China Economic and Trade Agreement...
This report consolidates China’s previous announcements of additional tariffs on U.S. agriculture, fish, and wood products and information concerning the Chinese government exclusion process...
On May 12, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCCTC) announced the 2nd exclusion list for the second batch of U.S. products imposed with additional tariffs.
On April 26, 2020, China announced market access for fresh California Haas avocados as part of the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Agreement (ETA).
The implementation of the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Agreement resulted in several changes to the process of importing U.S.-origin pet food into China.
U.S. alfalfa hay pellets and cubes were among a number of U.S. agricultural products that received new or expanded access under the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Agreement...
U.S. fresh blueberries was one of several U.S. agricultural products that received new or expanded access under the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Agreement, which was signed on January 15, 2020.