California Officials Visit Shanghai to Boost Agricultural Trade

“We want more Californian farm products to be sold in China,” said Karen Ross, secretary of the Food and Agriculture Department in California. She made the remarks at California Week, a promotional campaign featuring California food, products, tourism and education, which was launched by the Shanghai Oriental Pearl International Communication Co Ltd and the Xanadu

California Caught Off-Guard by China’s Sudden Import Ban on Citrus

The California fruit industry was left stunned yesterday, following an abrupt announcement from Chinese authorities that the country would no longer accept citrus imports from the U.S. state after April 18. California Citrus Mutual president Joel Nelsen said China reported six interceptions earlier in the year for Phytophthora syringae or brown rot, but no clear

California-China Office of Trade & Investment Established in Shanghai

The California-China Office of Trade and Investment was launched in Shanghai on Friday as the U.S. state’s first foreign trade office in a decade, to attract China’s huge foreign investment pool and bolster trade between the state and China. “California is the gateway to the Pacific and this office in Shanghai will enhance trade collaborations