Soybeans are mainly grown in the northeastern, central and eastern parts of China. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese scientists develop gene-edited soybean that can grow in warmer climates

  • Team has created mutants that ‘may have enormous yield potential for the tropics’, in effort to increase production in country’s south
  • China imports nearly 90 per cent of its soybeans, which have become a battleground in the trade war with Washington
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Soybeans are mainly grown in the northeastern, central and eastern parts of China. Photo: Xinhua
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US President Donald Trump announced the agricultural purchases after meeting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the G20 summit. Photo: DPA

China won’t buy US agricultural products if Americans ‘flip-flop’ in trade talks – state media

  • Commentary suggests commitment to buy agricultural products that was announced by Donald Trump is not unconditional
  • Beijing also wants to see if Washington eases supply restrictions on Huawei before it commits to buying American soybeans, source says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump announced the agricultural purchases after meeting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the G20 summit. Photo: DPA
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