China's food economy to the twenty-first century

supply, demand, and trade

This paper accounts for the structural changes now taking place in China and suggests that China is not likely to become either an enormous importer or exporter of grain. Ultimately, though, China’s grain balances will depend on decisions made by Chinese policymakers rather than natural resource constraints.

Author: 
Huang, Jikun
Rozelle, Scott
Rosegrant, Mark W.
Published date: 
1997
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
19
PDF file: 
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