Category Archives: Shuanghui

Pork is one of the silliest problems in US-China relations – Arthur Kroeber

China-bashing occurs in the odd years, notes China analyst Arthur Kroeber in ChinaFile, because in the even years – election years – US politicians have to focus on problems American really care about. This week, in 2013, the US Senate scrutinized the Smithfield-Shuanghui pork deal, one of the more sillier problems in US-China relations, writes Kroeber.

Why Shuanghui’s Smithfield purchase is a win-win deal – Shaun Rein

Despite legitimate concerns, like quality control and food inflation, the purchase of America’s largest meat producer Smithfield by China’s Shuanghui is a deal that can only deliver winners, says Shanghai-based business analyst Shaun Rein in the New York Times.