Skip to comments.Chinese companies looking to buy U.S. farm products
Posted on 07/21/2019 10:30:10 PM PDT by Farcesensitive
Some Chinese companies are seeking new purchases of U.S. agricultural products, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, citing authorities, as Beijing and Washington look for ways to end a protracted trade war.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed at last month's G20 summit in Osaka to restart trade talks that stalled in May.
Trump said at the time he would not impose new tariffs and U.S. officials said China agreed to make agricultural purchases. But Trump said on July 11 that China was not living up to promises to buy U.S. farm goods.
Chinese businesses have made inquiries with U.S. exporters to buy crops and agricultural products and applied for the lifting of tariffs, Xinhua said, citing Chinese authorities. China's Customs Tariff Commission will arrange for experts to appraise the Chinese companies' tariff exclusion applications, Xinhua said.
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dead pigs don’t need much food...
They are applying for exclusion from Chinese tariffs.
Also, I thought “all” the crops are ruined from glo-bull warming or something.
No, they don’t but the people need food to replace the pork.
China’s crops are being ruined by the Fall Army Worm.
Yeah, China is facing a food shortage with a porcine version of Ebola rampaging through Asia and parts of Europe. Without pork, China’s most-consumed meat, they need other food source to make up for it. Unfortunately for them, their crops haven’t done particularly well this year. Therefore, the impending food shortage.
Will the Chinese put up with it?
The answer to that is even more interesting.
Chinese history is a cycle of consolidation into one empire and collapse into multiple regions.
We may be about to see the collapse part pretty soon.
And Taiwan and Hong Kong are getting friendly now, they may get together and take back a hunk of the mainland when the collapse happens.
Xinjiang is going to be interesting to watch too.
That’s very interesting indeed.
Mao’s Chinese ate grubs and lichen.
The planting season in the U.S. got off to a late start due to the long winter. If the solar physicists are correct, we could be looking at longer winters and colder weather over the next 30-40 years. Global warming has been great for Global food production, if we go into a severe cooling phase there could be serious famines worldwide.
Sun is as sun does...
I remember their being a quote from someone to the effect “you give it one good kick and the whole rotten thing comes tumbling down”
Wonder if President Trump has supplied that little nudge?
I hope so.
I hope he kicks it harder too.
Make American soybeans great again.
It’s actually not soybeans they want to buy right now.
And the winning is about China having to stop resisting Trump’s response to their trade war against us because they are at risk of collapsing.
Hopefully they will collapse anyway, that will be winning hugely.
Are you kidding?
If China were facing a food shortage, American soybeans would have no way to be a bargaining chip in the trade war.
Well judging by this past weekend in NYC, it ain’t here yet!!! :)
More on the Fall Armyworm (they are actually flying insects in one stage of their life cycle):
Hitler, speaking of the USSR, before kicking it.
Absent US aid, he might have been correct.
After the cash is in the bank Ill believe it
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