In 2017, China imported US$900 million worth of corn, with just US$200 million coming from the US. Photo: Reuters In 2017, China imported US$900 million worth of corn, with just US$200 million coming from the US. Photo: Reuters
In 2017, China imported US$900 million worth of corn, with just US$200 million coming from the US. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war

Trade war: China’s refusal to lift grain quotas make Trump’s phase one import demands ‘more difficult’

  • China will not raise its quotas for the import of grains, according to vice agriculture and rural affairs minister Han Jun, raising the prospect of a stand-off with the US
  • Analysts suggest that while corn, rice and wheat were only likely to make up a small part of farm good purchases, the refusal to budge makes it more challenging

Topic |   US-China trade war
In 2017, China imported US$900 million worth of corn, with just US$200 million coming from the US. Photo: Reuters In 2017, China imported US$900 million worth of corn, with just US$200 million coming from the US. Photo: Reuters
In 2017, China imported US$900 million worth of corn, with just US$200 million coming from the US. Photo: Reuters
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