Trade chief says China deal on track
Despite reports showing that China is falling well short of its promises to import a total of $80 billion worth of U.S. ag products this year and next, U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer said last week there is “every indication” that China will meet its obligation.
He said sales and commitments from China are continuing to pick up, pointing to a $500 million soybean sale last week, and said sales of products such as soybeans would increase dramatically later in the year.
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