Soybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres), the National Bureau of Statistics said. Photo: XinhuaSoybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres), the National Bureau of Statistics said. Photo: Xinhua
Soybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres), the National Bureau of Statistics said. Photo: Xinhua

China’s soybean production up 13 per cent as subsidies help farmers respond to US trade war

  • Soybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres)
  • The jump came after China began offering generous subsidies to farmers to grow the oilseed in response to a trade war with the United States
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Soybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres), the National Bureau of Statistics said. Photo: XinhuaSoybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres), the National Bureau of Statistics said. Photo: Xinhua
Soybean output jumped 13.3 per cent on the year to 18.1 million tonnes, after a 10.9 per cent increase in planted area to 9.3 million hectares (22 million acres), the National Bureau of Statistics said. Photo: Xinhua
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