China facing soybean dilemma as it tries to balance phase one trade deal with self-reliance



Amanda Lee | South China Morning Post

China’s demand for soybeans is expected to rebound in 2020 but the question remains where the supply will come from as it attempts to move away from over reliance on imports but also meet its commitments under the phase one trade deal with the United States.

There are growing concerns regarding China’s food security as the relationship with the US becomes volatile, and since the beginning of the trade war, China has been reinforcing self-reliance on its industries including manufacturing and food production.

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