Nov 5, 2018 - Economy

U.S. soybean sales to China down 94% thanks to Trump trade war

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U.S. soybean sales to China — "the largest market for one of America's largest exports" — are down 94% from last year's harvest, as retaliatory tariffs stemming from President Trump's trade war have Chinese consumers turning to less-expensive trading partners, reports the NY Times.

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