For the week ending August 15, US farmers exported just 6,900 metric tonnes of pork to China, compared to 19,484 metric tonnes over the same week a year earlier. Photo: AFP

Chinese tariffs hit US food exporters, leaving other nations to make hay while the sun shines

  • US food exports to China have been hit with higher tariffs on soybeans, pork, wheat and frozen seafood in retaliation to Donald Trump’s levies on Chinese goods
  • Brazil and Argentina for soybeans, Canada for wheat and lobsters, Germany and Spain for pork are reaping the benefit
Topic |   US-China trade war

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For the week ending August 15, US farmers exported just 6,900 metric tonnes of pork to China, compared to 19,484 metric tonnes over the same week a year earlier. Photo: AFP
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Kishore Mahbubani

US using trade war to stop China overtaking it: ex-Singapore diplomat Kishore Mahbubani

  • Kishore Mahbubani says the US could have solved its trade dispute with China if it wanted to, but it is now a ‘geopolitical contest’
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative was a ‘pre-emptive strike’ against the US and current world order
Topic |   US-China relations

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