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Trade war

China's US soybean imports soar after 'phase one' trade deal

Amount doubles in November, but Brazil remains biggest supplier

An American farmer checks soybeans. China has increased its U.S. soybean purchases after it reached an interim trade deal with Washington.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- China's soybean imports spiked in November following the interim trade deal with the U.S.

Imports reached roughly 8.3 million tons of soybeans, which increased 53.7% compared with the same period last year, according to customs data. 

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