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China buys U.S. soybeans after halt to U.S. purchases ordered: sources

02 Jun 2020

CHICAGO/BEIJING/SINGAPORE State-owned Chinese firms bought at least three cargoes of U.S. soybeans on Monday, even as sources in China said the government had told them to halt purchases after Washington said it would eliminate special treatment for Hong Kong to punish Beijing. | Video

China may buy less American farm products if U.S. issues severe HK response: sources

29 May 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China may reduce its imports of agricultural products from the United States if Washington issues a severe response to Beijing's push to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, three sources said.

China may buy less American farm products if U.S. issues severe HK response - sources

29 May 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China may reduce its imports of agricultural products from the United States if Washington issues a severe response to Beijing's push to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, three sources said.

China to draft food security plan amid global coronavirus epidemic

22 May 2020

BEIJING China will draft and carry out in 2020 a response plan for ensuring food security amid the global coronavirus pandemic, the country's state planner said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-China to auction corn from state reserves in heated market

21 May 2020

BEIJING, May 21 China will start selling corn from its state reserves on May 28, the National Grain Trade Centre said late Wednesday, a move long awaited by the market as supplies of the grain tighten.

China to receive rare U.S. ethanol shipment on Friday - sources

21 May 2020

SINGAPORE/BEIJING A rare ethanol shipment of U.S. origin is expected to arrive in China this month, according to three industry sources and shipping data, probably the first such cargo since the two countries struck an initial trade deal in January.

China's New Hope sees hog output recover in 2021, prices to fall

18 May 2020

BEIJING New Hope Group, one of China's biggest pig breeders, expects the country's hog output to recover from last year's disease epidemic by 2021, while prices will start to fall after a rush of new entrants into pig farming, chairman Liu Yonghao said on Monday.

RPT-China urges food companies to boost supplies on fears of further COVID-19 disruption

18 May 2020

* China looks to build reserves via state-owned, private firms

China urges food companies to boost supplies on fears of further COVID-19 disruption

17 May 2020

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China has asked trading firms and food processors to boost inventories of grains and oilseeds as a possible second wave of coronavirus cases and worsening infection rates elsewhere raise concerns about global supply lines.

China likely to speed up buying of U.S. farm goods: COFCO exec

14 May 2020

BEIJING China is set to speed up purchases of U.S. farm goods and will implement the Phase 1 trade deal with the United States, an executive at state-owned agriculture trading house COFCO said at an online industry conference on Thursday.

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