A worker inspects soybeans near the town of Campos Lindos, Brazil, in February 2018. There are signs China is replacing US soybeans with Brazilian supplies. Photo: Reuters

China puts US soy buying on hold as tariff war escalates

  • US agriculture secretary said in February that China had pledged to buy an additional 10 million tonnes of American soy; orders have since stopped
  • Previous purchases of US soybeans will not be cancelled, however
Topic |   US-China trade war

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A worker inspects soybeans near the town of Campos Lindos, Brazil, in February 2018. There are signs China is replacing US soybeans with Brazilian supplies. Photo: Reuters
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