US, China Sign 5-Year Pact To Boost Agriculture

Law360, Los Angeles (February 16, 2012, 5:39 PM EST) -- The U.S. and China on Thursday signed a five-year agreement designed to guide discussions on food safety, food security and sustainable, a move that officials say will strengthen business ties between the two nations.

The pact, dubbed the Plan of Strategic Cooperation, was announced during the first ever U.S-China Agricultural Symposium at the at the World Food Prize's Hall of Laureates in Des Moines, Iowa. The agreement sets a framework for both nations to achieve mutual goals of agricultural sustainability, according to the U.S. Department of...
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