White House touts farm sales to China, but analysts cast doubt on the figures

//White House touts farm sales to China, but analysts cast doubt on the figures

White House touts farm sales to China, but analysts cast doubt on the figures

The Trump administration says new agricultural trade data shows that Beijing is on track to fulfil its commitments in the US-China trade deal by the end of the year, including “all-time high” purchases of American beef, pork, corn and soybeans. Other analysts, however, say the administration’s claims are misleading.“Using the best methodology, we have calculated that China has purchased approximately 71 per cent of its target for 2020,” an administration report published last week said,…

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