Food Consumption in China

Food Consumption in China

The Revolution Continues

Zhang-Yue Zhou, Hongbo Liu and Lijuan Cao

Recent decades have seen China’s domestic consumption in sectors such as food, housing, health care, education and travel greatly increase. This important book assesses China’s current food consumption trends and the outlook for its future needs of such a crucial commodity.

Chapter 6: Further discussion

Zhang-Yue Zhou, Hongbo Liu and Lijuan Cao

Subjects: asian studies, asian economics, environment, agricultural economics, asian environment, politics and public policy, environmental politics and policy


The following issues, i.e., government policy choices, income inequality, environmental degradation, food safety, and food wastes, may cause some uncertainty when projecting China's future net food imports. How these issues are addressed has the capacity to cause major changes in net food imports into China.

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