China still short of commitments


Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly tense relationship during an Aug. 15 video conference, Reuters reported last week.

The U.S. exported about $6.6 billion worth of farm goods to China in the first six months of 2020, that’s the second lowest pace for exports since 2009, leaving just six more months to get to the promised $36.5 billion by China, according to John Newton, chief economist of the American Farm Bureau...

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