A farmer harvests soybeans in Maryland, United States. A Chinese government statement on Thursday confirmed that agricultural purchases have resumed. Photo: AFP

China and US offer contrasting views on trade war talks, as Beijing confirms agricultural purchases underway

  • China’s Ministry of Commerce confirms state and private companies have begun buying soybeans, pork and sorghum
  • However, contrasting statements from each side suggest that a wider deal to end the trade war is not within reach
Topic |   US-China trade war

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A farmer harvests soybeans in Maryland, United States. A Chinese government statement on Thursday confirmed that agricultural purchases have resumed. Photo: AFP
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