American farmers and food producers say China is cutting costs by avoiding steel tariffs and having low food safety standards. It may also be using forced labor in the canned food production supply chain. China has not reached the level of dominance it has in the production of strategic or critical minerals, but the threat to U.S. national food security is increasing, experts say.
One official said, "there is no talk of banning cryptocurrencies."
Yellen arrived in China on Thursday to discuss repairing relations between the U.S. and Chinese governments.