Analysts expect China’s corn imports for the 2020-21 season to hit record levels. Photo: Bloomberg Analysts expect China’s corn imports for the 2020-21 season to hit record levels. Photo: Bloomberg
Analysts expect China’s corn imports for the 2020-21 season to hit record levels. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s corn imports set to reach record levels this year, as high prices boost demand for substitutes

  • Between January and May, China imported 11.73 million tonnes of corn, surpassing last year’s total of 11.3 million tonnes
  • Beijing has been encouraging farmers to grow more animal feed and urging livestock producers to diversify from corn and soybeans

Topic |   Food and agriculture
Analysts expect China’s corn imports for the 2020-21 season to hit record levels. Photo: Bloomberg Analysts expect China’s corn imports for the 2020-21 season to hit record levels. Photo: Bloomberg
Analysts expect China’s corn imports for the 2020-21 season to hit record levels. Photo: Bloomberg
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