China is developing the largest plant biotechnology capacity outside North America and an impressive list of genetically modified (GM) crops under trial. However, underlying these achievements is a growing concern among policy-makers about the impact of the global biotechnology debate on China’s agricultural trade. Like many other developing countries, it has now to address serious questions on the future of biotechnology in the country.
Keeley, J.; Zepeda, J.F.; Jikun Huang; Ruifa Hu; Qinfang Wang. Agricultural Biotechnology Development, Policy and Impact in China. Economic and Political Weekly (2002) 37 (27) 2756-2761.