Overview

China is the world's leading producer and consumer of a range of agricultural commodities, and one of the top U.S. trading partners in agricultural products. China’s growth in agricultural production, rising living standards, and evolving agricultural policies make it one of the most dynamic participants in global agricultural markets.

ERS provides research, analysis, and information on China's agricultural policy, outlook, and trade. ERS reports include overviews of China’s agricultural trade and policies, in-depth analysis of particular commodities, food safety issues, consumer demand, and production challenges. A complete list of recent ERS reports and articles is available here.

Recent trends in China's agricultural economy