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  • Why China depends on U.S. agriculture

    The former President of the World Food Prize Foundation, Kenneth Quinn, is calling on both the U.S. and China to work together on the issue of global food security.

    Quinn, who is also a former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, believes agriculture is a key area of common interest between the two coun...

  • Who is Qin Gang?

    Take a look at the advanced trailer for CGTN’s original documentary “The Ambassador” featuring Qin Gang’s experiences on the road in Iowa, where he is traveling with his delegation as part of a three-state agricultural tour.

    See why this part of the country is called “America’s breadbasket” an...

  • Why U.S.-China friendship is key

    China's Ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, has reiterated his hope for an improvement in relations between the U.S. and China.

    Ambassador Qin is currently on a three-state tour of the U.S. Midwest which also includes important reminders of the past.

  • Why Iowa is important to China

    China's Ambassador to the United States says trade relations between China and the U.S. are win-win.

    Qin Gang made his remarks at an agricultural forum in Iowa. He believes it is in both countries' interests to restore normal trade relations.

  • How to eradicate world hunger

    As part of his tour through the U.S. state of Iowa, Chinese Ambassador Qin Gang visited the dairy farm of Doug and Jody Fairbanks in Anamosa Iowa, where he and his delegation heard about the process the family uses to produce the milk that makes the queso sold at Chipotle, an American Mexican foo...

  • Are U.S. farmers positive about trade?

    China’s Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang is set to deliver a speech ​Thursday at the U.S.- China Agricultural Forum in Iowa.

    Despite political tensions between the two countries, last year China purchased a record amount of U.S. goods.

    That in turn, has helped boost U.S. farmers. CGTN’s Dan Will...

  • Is peace through agriculture possible?

    Ahead of the China-U.S. Agricultural Forum that took place in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, Chinese Ambassador to the U.S., Qin Gang, sat down with Kenneth M. Quinn, former U.S. Ambassador and former President of the World Food Prize Foundation.

    Hear what Ambassador Qin had to say about the gr...

  • Face to face with U.S. farmers

    China’s Ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, is currently on a three-state tour of the U.S. Midwest. He’s speaking face to face with farmers and agricultural leaders. But he’s also walking in the footsteps of China’s President Xi Jinping, as CGTN’s Dan Williams now reports.

  • 4 American losers in the U.S.-China trade war

    For some time now, the U.S-CHINA trade war has been dominating headlines. With no end in sight, we decided to take a look at some of the American industries - and companies - hardest hit by this economic crisis.

    Here are just FOUR of America’s biggest losers in the ongoing US-CHINA trade war! So...