Soybeans are a key source of protein for animal feed in China. Photo: AFP Soybeans are a key source of protein for animal feed in China. Photo: AFP
Soybeans are a key source of protein for animal feed in China. Photo: AFP

China to start buying soybeans from Tanzania as it seeks new suppliers

  • Analyst says the country is trying to reduce reliance on US and Brazil, but African production levels are too low to make a real difference
  • It is the latest African nation to sign a deal for agricultural products with Beijing, which has pledged to expand imports

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Soybeans are a key source of protein for animal feed in China. Photo: AFP Soybeans are a key source of protein for animal feed in China. Photo: AFP
Soybeans are a key source of protein for animal feed in China. Photo: AFP
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