US President Donald Trump threatened extra tariffs from September 1, partly because China is not buying enough US produce. Photo: Bloomberg

China disputes Donald Trump’s claim over US farm product purchases

  • Senior economic planner says agricultural orders have been placed, but if they are down it is due to market conditions, not politics
  • US President Donald Trump threatened extra tariffs from September 1, partly because China is not buying enough US produce
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump threatened extra tariffs from September 1, partly because China is not buying enough US produce. Photo: Bloomberg
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.