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 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

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