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FILE PHOTO: Soybeans are sorted according to their weight and density on a gravity sorter machine in Fargo, North Dakota, U.S., December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dan Koeck/File Photo - RC1158D124A0
Facing threat of tariffs, China buyers cancel orders for U.S. soybeans

With the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs between Washington and Beijing looming, Chinese buyers are canceling orders for U.S. soybeans, a trend that could deal a blow to American farmers if it continues. Farmers in China are being encouraged to…

Apr 10

China’s president offers U.S. possible trade concessions

President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery.

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