China-US trade war takes its toll on soybeans

China's newly imposed tariffs against US soybeans could hurt US farmers but can Chine be self-sufficient on soybeans?

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    China’s decision to impose a 25 percent levy on US soybeans could pose a risk to US soybean farmers as well as to China’s supply of the vital ingredient, which goes into sauces, tofu and even animal feed.

    Analysts say the government is taking action to ensure there is no shortage, as other suppliers are being sought out and domestic production is encouraged.

     

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.


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