A combine harvester gathers soybeans during the autumn harvest in the US state of Illinois. Soybean sales to China soared by 432 per cent in August, compared with June. Photo: Bloomberg A combine harvester gathers soybeans during the autumn harvest in the US state of Illinois. Soybean sales to China soared by 432 per cent in August, compared with June. Photo: Bloomberg
A combine harvester gathers soybeans during the autumn harvest in the US state of Illinois. Soybean sales to China soared by 432 per cent in August, compared with June. Photo: Bloomberg

US-China trade: soybeans, corn and cars surge, but Beijing still not close to meeting demands of deal

  • Through August, China had bought less than one-third of the US exports that President Donald Trump pledged it would purchase this year under his ‘historic’ deal
  • Proposed legislation against Xinjiang cotton puts added pressure on trade, as anti-China sentiment creeps up in Washington before the presidential election

Topic |   US-China relations
A combine harvester gathers soybeans during the autumn harvest in the US state of Illinois. Soybean sales to China soared by 432 per cent in August, compared with June. Photo: Bloomberg A combine harvester gathers soybeans during the autumn harvest in the US state of Illinois. Soybean sales to China soared by 432 per cent in August, compared with June. Photo: Bloomberg
A combine harvester gathers soybeans during the autumn harvest in the US state of Illinois. Soybean sales to China soared by 432 per cent in August, compared with June. Photo: Bloomberg
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