China Agriculture Imports Cause Economic Risks, Official Writes in Daily

Rapid increases in the amount of agricultural products imported by China will cause economic risks for the nation, Chen Xiwen, head of the agricultural affairs office under the State Council, wrote in a commentary published in today’s People’s Daily newspaper.

Increases in agricultural product imports will make it more difficult for the government to make market adjustments, Chen wrote. The People’s Daily newspaper is published by the Communisty Party of China.

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