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Where China is getting its goods while U.S. farmers languish

Data: The Observatory of Economic Complexity; Graphic: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Tuesday the U.S. government would pay a minimum of $15 per acre in aid to farmers impacted by President Trump’s trade war with China.

Why it matters: The trade war has been crippling for U.S. farmers, as China has looked elsewhere for key crops — particularly soybeans.