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Exclusive: Ahead of trade talks, China makes biggest U.S. soybean purchases since June - traders

13 Sep 2019

CHICAGO Privately run Chinese firms bought at least 10 boatloads of U.S. soybeans on Thursday, the country's most significant purchases since at least June, traders said, ahead of high-level talks next month aimed at ending a bilateral trade war that has lasted more than a year.

Exclusive: Ahead of trade talks, China makes biggest U.S. soybean purchases since June - traders

12 Sep 2019

CHICAGO Chinese importers bought at least 10 boatloads of U.S. soybeans on Thursday, their most significant purchases since at least June, traders said, ahead of high-level talks next month aimed at ending a bilateral trade war that has lasted more than a year.

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale

23 Aug 2019

CHICAGO China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war.

On the front lines: Trade war sinks North Dakota soybean farmers

22 Aug 2019

COLFAX, North Dakota North Dakota bet bigger on Chinese soybean demand than any other U.S. state.

As trade war drags on, new Bunge CEO looks to avoid 'stroke-of-the-pen' risk

21 Aug 2019

CHICAGO A year removed from a losing bet that the U.S.-China trade war would be promptly resolved, global grains trader Bunge Ltd is facing an even more uncertain business environment, with a new chief executive who is determined not to get burned again.

China bought U.S. pork last week as Beijing declared halt in U.S. farm purchases

15 Aug 2019

CHICAGO China made its biggest purchases of U.S. pork in seven weeks last week as Beijing said Chinese companies suspended purchases of American agricultural products, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data issued on Thursday.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs end mixed as trade gauges trade war impact on pork exports

10 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 9 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures were mixed on Friday in choppy trading as investors weighed rising pork prices against weak cash hog values and rising concerns about pork exports to China.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs rally for second day; rising pork prices, solid exports supportive

09 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 8 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures posted strong gains for a second consecutive session on Thursday, lifted by short-covering and technical buying following the market's recent drop.

U.S. confirms light soy, wheat, pork sales to China before latest tariff threats

08 Aug 2019

CHICAGO China bought small amounts of U.S. soybeans, wheat, sorghum and pork last week ahead of the latest escalation of trade tensions with Washington, according to U.S. government data issued on Thursday, in what may be the last American farm commodity sales to China for the foreseeable future.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs bounce after sell-off, cattle also rise

08 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 7 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures rallied as much as 4% on Wednesday in a technical buying and short-covering bounce following a string of losses triggered by worries over exports to China.

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