Past Events

24 May, 2018

U.S. based AFP members and friends met in Washington DC to discuss planning and programs for 2018-2019. Planning in regards to the Chinese government reconstruction, AFP's possible future approaches, strategies, opportunities etc.

21 May, 2018

Key stakeholders along whole supply chain from the U.S. and China meeting together to; highlight the significance of food and agricultural trade between China and the U.S. and underscore the importance of food safety.

18 May, 2018

In honor of U/S McKinney's visit to China, Ambassador Branstad hosted a reception with leaders from Agriculture and Food Sector in China as well as U.S. and Chinese government officials.

16 May, 2018

SIAL China is the 4th biggest food show in the world. SIAL China also provides valuable market insights, trends and innovations of the regional food industry, specifically in the meat, dairy and beverage sectors.

15 May, 2018

AmCham Shanghai hosted USDA Under Secretary for Trade McKinney and several China based U.S. agriculture and food industry executives to discuss concerns and issues regarding the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and China.

15 May, 2018

AFP Secretariat and China based members of AAP WG met to discuss planning and programs for 2018-2019. One of the outcomes was to implement workshops in China and technical trips to the U.S. for all parts of the value chain.

15 May, 2018

AFP, AAP WG and NAMI leaders met with Mr. Chen Wei, Vice President of China Meat Association (CMA) in Shanghai to discuss how to advance U.S.-China meat industry technical cooperation in 2018-2019.

24 January, 2018

The training program brought together executives from key food safety divisions of CFDA.Through this program,delegates met with experts in food safety and regulation,learned of the importance of U.S. industry in assuring food safety.

13 December, 2017

There is an increasing need in plant breeding technology to find alignment on policies to prevent a patchwork of regulations. Therefore, the CNSA, the CNSTA and the ISF hosted a closed-door roundtable discussion with the support of AFP.

19 October, 2017

On Oct 19th 2017, 11 high-level executives in the Food and Agriculture sector and the U.S. Embassy team including USDA, USTDA and Commerce came together to introduce the Ambassador to AFP and the work it has done.