China's customs administration published interpretative guidance regarding labeling requirements for imported food, including fresh and frozen meat, aquatic products, health food, and food for special dietary purposes.
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China: Perspectives on the Feed and Swine Sectors

The China Feed Industry Expo and Conference took place in April, bringing together traders, analysts, and government officials to share perspectives on the feed and swine sectors.
On August 18, 2020, the city of Shenzhen in South China imposed new COVID-19 handling and testing requirements for imports of frozen meat and seafood.
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China: Guangzhou Continues Importing Meat and Seafood

Despite widespread news stories to the contrary, the city of Guangzhou – a major metropolis in South China – has not/not suspended imports of meat and seafood.
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China: Continued Seafood Import Growth in 2019

China’s seafood imports reached USD 15.44 billion in 2019, a greater than 30 percent increase over 2018 due to rising meat prices, strong domestic demand, and continued value-added processing...
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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
On December 18, 2019, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced its annual tariff adjustment plan that sets tentative import and export tariff rates for selected commodities....
On December 18, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced its annual tariff adjustment plan that sets tentative import and export tariff rates for selected commodities...
On August 15, 2019, China's National Health Commission, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and the State Administration for Market Regulation jointly released....
Cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) provides U.S. exporters with a growing retail channel to reach Chinese consumers.
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.