China has already bought about 9.5 million metric tonnes of US corn from the 2021-22 season. Photo: TNS
China has already bought about 9.5 million metric tonnes of US corn from the 2021-22 season. Photo: TNS

China food security: Beijing taps US to fill more than a third of next season’s corn imports

  • China has already bought about 9.5 million metric tonnes of US corn from the 2021-22 season so far this month
  • The country is a key source of demand for grains to feed its expanding hog herd, helping push the price of crops to record highs

China has already bought about 9.5 million metric tonnes of US corn from the 2021-22 season. Photo: TNS
China has already bought about 9.5 million metric tonnes of US corn from the 2021-22 season. Photo: TNS
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