The sales, the first since Washington announced an interim trade deal with Beijing last week, may also be China’s last large US purchases before newly harvested soybeans from top supplier Brazil begin hitting the market next month, traders said. Photo: AFP

Trade war: China buys US soybeans after fresh round of tariff waivers, but will it be the last for some time?

  • The sales, reported to be between 120,000 tonnes to 400,000 tonnes, are the first since Washington announced an interim trade deal with Beijing last week
  • But they may also be China’s last large US purchases before newly harvested soybeans from top supplier Brazil begin hitting the market next month
Topic |   US-China trade war
The sales, the first since Washington announced an interim trade deal with Beijing last week, may also be China’s last large US purchases before newly harvested soybeans from top supplier Brazil begin hitting the market next month, traders said. Photo: AFP
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