RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since 2003, when China became a net importer of food for the first time, the gap between imports and exports has widened. In 2019, it became the world's largest importer of agricultural products. Today, agricultural products' quality, availability, and accessibility increasingly define China's food security situation.
In this scenario, China has the potential to exercise leadership in making its agricultural trade more environmentally sustainable, echoing the high-level discourse . . .