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Exclusive: China sugar industry to lobby government for extension of hefty tariffs on imports: sources

06 Sep 2019

BEIJING Chinese sugar mills plan to ask the nation's Ministry of Commerce to extend hefty tariffs on sugar imports that Beijing imposed in 2017 to protect China's struggling domestic sector, according to two sources and a draft document viewed by Reuters.

China's top feed producer completes construction at its first pig farm overseas

25 Aug 2019

BINH PHUOC, Vietnam/BEIJING China's top feed producer, New Hope Liuhe, said on Sunday it had completed construction of its first overseas pig farm in Vietnam, seeing potential demand growth in a major market devastated by a severe African swine fever outbreak.

China's top feed producer completes construction at its first pig farm overseas

25 Aug 2019

BINH PHUOC, Vietnam/BEIJING, Aug 25 China's top feed producer, New Hope Liuhe, said on Sunday it had completed construction of its first overseas pig farm in Vietnam, seeing potential demand growth in a major market devastated by a severe African swine fever outbreak.

Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm

09 Aug 2019

MENGHAI, China Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that has ambushed his crops this year.

Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm

09 Aug 2019

MENGHAI, China, Aug 9 Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that has ambushed his crops this year.

U.S. farmers suffer 'body blow' as China slams door on farm purchases

06 Aug 2019

BEIJING Chinese companies have stopped buying U.S. agricultural products, China's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, a blow to U.S. farmers who have already seen their exports slashed by the more than year-old trade war.

Beijing says China stepping up U.S. soy imports, yet to show up in U.S. data

29 Jul 2019

BEIJING Chinese state media said on Sunday the United States has shipped several million tonnes of soybeans to China since the two countries' leaders met in June, although U.S. government data shows that the volume was much less.

Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute

27 Jul 2019

TOKYO Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales volumes to the country due to the trade war with the United States have cut earnings.

China's soybean crushers in no rush to buy from U.S. despite Beijing tariff offer: sources

24 Jul 2019

BEIJING Despite the carrot of a potential exemption from import tariffs, Chinese soybean crushers are unlikely to buy in bulk from the United States any time soon as they grapple with poor margins and longer-term doubts about Sino-U.S. trade relations, people familiar with the matter said.

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