Farmers working soy crops in regions such as northeastern Heilongjiang province may be allowed to expand the acreage for planting under new government plans. Photo: Xinhua

China to expand soybean crop and farm subsidies to cut reliance on US imports

  • Measures will add to 8.2 million hectares planted by Chinese farmers in 2017/18
  • Agriculture ministry wants higher-yield soy varieties used and more rapeseed planted
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Farmers working soy crops in regions such as northeastern Heilongjiang province may be allowed to expand the acreage for planting under new government plans. Photo: Xinhua
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