Farmers dry harvested corn at a grain depot in Heilongjiang province – part of China’s key northeastern grain region that was recently hit by three typhoons. Photo: Xinhua Farmers dry harvested corn at a grain depot in Heilongjiang province – part of China’s key northeastern grain region that was recently hit by three typhoons. Photo: Xinhua
Farmers dry harvested corn at a grain depot in Heilongjiang province – part of China’s key northeastern grain region that was recently hit by three typhoons. Photo: Xinhua
China economy

China’s corn-supply concerns grow after three typhoons flatten crops in main northeastern grain region

  • Many farmers started shifting from corn to soybeans last year at the central government’s behest, to reduce reliance on imports from the United States amid trade war
  • Last year, China had a corn-supply deficit of 17 million tonnes, and analysts say that figure could expand to 25 million tonnes by next year

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Farmers dry harvested corn at a grain depot in Heilongjiang province – part of China’s key northeastern grain region that was recently hit by three typhoons. Photo: Xinhua Farmers dry harvested corn at a grain depot in Heilongjiang province – part of China’s key northeastern grain region that was recently hit by three typhoons. Photo: Xinhua
Farmers dry harvested corn at a grain depot in Heilongjiang province – part of China’s key northeastern grain region that was recently hit by three typhoons. Photo: Xinhua
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