China imports nearly 100 million tonnes of soybeans a year, accounting for about 60 per cent of the world’s market. Photo: AP

How the China-US trade row might pave the way for the soybean Silk Road

Trade threats are giving added urgency to Beijing’s need to find long-term alternative suppliers for one of its key imports

Topic |   US-China trade war

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China imports nearly 100 million tonnes of soybeans a year, accounting for about 60 per cent of the world’s market. Photo: AP
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