Business delegation visit of Commissioner Phil Hogan to China and Japan (16-22 April 2016)

On 19 April 2016, Phil Hogan, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, was in Beijing for a two day trip to further develop mutual co-operation between the EU and China. On this occasion, Phil Hogan visited the China Agricultural University where he met Ke Bingsheng, President of the China Agricultural University, and addressed students on the topic of “Tomorrow’s Farming: the role of research and innovation”. Then, he met Li Jiayang, President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS). Finally, he met Zhi Shuping, Chinese Minister of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China (AQSIQ).

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