Soybeans destined for China are loaded in Santos, Brazil. China’s soybean imports are expected to rise in the second half of this year. Photo: Reuters
Soybeans destined for China are loaded in Santos, Brazil. China’s soybean imports are expected to rise in the second half of this year. Photo: Reuters

China says food supplies are stable, no need for panic buying amid coronavirus uncertainty

  • But agriculture ministry official says farmers and traders should prevent waste caused by improper storage
  • It comes after President Xi Jinping raised the issue of food security and ‘shameful’ wastage earlier this month

Soybeans destined for China are loaded in Santos, Brazil. China’s soybean imports are expected to rise in the second half of this year. Photo: Reuters
Soybeans destined for China are loaded in Santos, Brazil. China’s soybean imports are expected to rise in the second half of this year. Photo: Reuters
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