News and Updates

U.S. China Trade and the Future of Agriculture in the Heartland

A significant portion of the US agricultural exports to China is produced in the heartland region. With the recent trade tension and, now, COVID-19 impact, the agriculture industry in the heartland is facing a lot of uncertainties and challenges.

In this webinar, we will join a panel of agricultural industry veterans, policy makers, and investors to explore the opportunities and challenges for the future of agriculture in the heartland.

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USHCA Secures PPE Donations for Heartland States

USHCA Secures 240,000 masks from Wanxiang Automotive While COVID-19 cases increased rapidly in coastal cities like NYC and Los Angeles, many cities in the heartland states braced for an eventual impact in their local community.  Their preparation efforts quickly ran into a hurdle – not enough PPE. U.S. Heartland China Association, through our connections with

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Making the Best out of Shelter in Place – Aili Makela

During these unprecedented times, people across the world have been looking for new activities to help pass the time while we all remain socially distanced. My family is no different; when I returned home after the rest of my school year officially went online, I was struggling to fill all the extra time I suddenly

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USHCA March 30th, 2020 News and Updates

From our USHCA leaders:  Now is the time for all of us to put aside our differences to help each other.  Bob Holden, Chairman of the Board As our country confronts the unprecedented impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time for all of us to put aside our differences to help each other.  It was

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Personal Reflections – Andrea Levan

The first time I visited China was when I studied and interned in Shanghai during the summer of 2019. I vividly remember observing young boys buying Mao’s Red Army hats from street vendors using WeChat Pay. When commuting to and from work, I was struck by the efficiency and cleanliness of the subway and bus systems.

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USHCA March 10th, 2020 Update and News

Update: MRCTI Infrastructure Delegation to China For worldwide peace, stability, and prosperity USHCA believes it is important for the U.S. and China, the two largest economies today, to collaborate in solving global challenges. No time illustrates this more than now.  We are honored to be working with MRCTI on the first infrastructure delegation to China

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USHCA February 18th, 2020 Update and News

How to bring the U.S. – China Relations back on the right track? This was the topic of the event organized by the Center for China United States Cooperation at the University of Denver on January 28th, 2020.  Governor Holden, Chairman of United States Heartland China Association, along with Ambassador Christopher Hill and Prof. Suisheng

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USHCA will partner with the National Black Farmers Association to organize the 1st African American Farmer’s delegation to China

Timing: November, 2020 Objectives: Connect with Chinese importers and Buyers to explore new business opportunities Understand China’s national priority to move towards modern and science-based farming practices. Beyond the trade statistics, see China and its people as tangible customers and markets for the US farmers. Help US farmers understand that the US and China are connected

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Upcoming Programs and Events

TBD, 2020 at Eastern Michigan Univ.

provides nursing researchers and practitioners in the U.S. and Chinese speaking world to share experiences working together, suggest methods for improved cooperation …read more

Summer, 2020

USHCA in partnership with Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI) and China US Exchange Foundation (CUSEF) will host the first Infrastructure Delegation to China …read more

September, 2020

We all know that trusting relationships are a necessary prerequisite for successful cooperation. Join a USHCA mayors delegation to China and …read more

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