U.S.- China Trade War May Reshape U.S. Agriculture by Planting More Corn

For decades, corn has been the preferred crop for American farmers, with tall stalks covering the Midwest. But in recent years, because of the growing demand from China, soybeans have begun to compete with...

China to Experience Biggest Decline in Soybean Imports Amid Trade Row

China’s soybean imports are set to see a considerable decline up to 25 percent in the last quarter of 2018, thanks to the nation’s tariff war with the U.S. and high domestic stockpiles both...

Brazil Files Complaint With WTO Against China’s Sugar Tariffs

Brazil has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against China’s imposition of a set of supplemental tariffs on sugar imports, a recent filing published by the WTO showed. Brazil’s recourse to the WTO,...

China-U.S. Trade Tensions Affect Transactions at Major Trade Expos

During China's largest trade events, transactions between exporters and buyers from China and U.S. fell sharply, mainly due to trade tensions between the two economic powers. Continued trade conflicts have affected China-U.S. trades and...

Global Steel Demand Hiked, Yet Faced With Risks

The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) lift its forecasts on global steel demand growth for this year and next, but said that the escalating trade tensions were casting a shadow over the outlook for the...

China’s Good Harvest to Help Deal with the Risks

Chinese farmers are expecting another good harvest, the total output of grains is estimated to remain over 600 metric tons, making 2018 the sixth consecutive bumper year. This can help the country to enhance...

Australian Company Puts Off U.S. LNG Plant Start-up Amid Sino-US Trade War

Australian-listed LNG Ltd (LNGL) said Oct. 29 that it will delay to make a final decision on whether to build its U.S.-based Magnolia liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal, located in Louisiana until the...

U.S.-China Trade War Triggers a Shift in Seafood Supply Chain

A series of retaliatory tariffs between Beijing and Washington has led to global trade changes, incubating many new winners and losers in the sale of commodities such as soybean, pork and seafood. Also Read: Trump’s...

China’s Trade Volume Stays Stable Despite the US-China Trade Dispute

China has seen increase in its exports and imports in the first three quarters despite the ongoing trade spat with the US, according to customs data released on Oct. 12. Trade volume spiked by about...

Trade and Consumption to Be Boosted by Further Tariff Cuts

Chinese government’s decision on import tariff cuts taking effect next month is estimated to cut the country’s overall tariff from 9.8 percent to 7.5 percent, which, along with other policies will reduce tariffs by...

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EU and Japan Sign Free Trade Agreement

The European Union(EU) and Japan signed an agreement on tariff reduction on Tuesday. According to the deal, 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese...