Corn, poultry, beef 'on the table' at China talks: US Agriculture Secretary

Sonny Perdue expects China to make its committed purchases of 10m tonnes of soya beans before spring


CHINA is expected to make its next round of American soya bean purchases "relatively quickly", while corn, ethanol, beef and poultry also have been part of trade discussions between the two countries, according to US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

China on Friday committed to buying an additional 10 million tonnes of US soya beans, a sign of progress on trade talks between the nations. Exports of US agricultural goods to China have fallen precipitously since the trade war and subsequent...

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