Dec 10, 2018
During the G20 meeting in Argentina, US President Donald Trump agreed to freeze tariff increases on China for a period of 90 days to allow trade negotiators to proceed in good faith. During that hiatus, Premier Xi agreed to resume importing substantial quantities of US food & agriculture products into China that were largely frozen by both tariff & non-tariff measures. Rabobank’s F&A China industry analyst Lief Chiang joins ACMR G&O analyst Michael Magdovitz to discuss the potential demand pickup from China, strategic aspects of the deal and the near-to-medium impact on soybean prices.
This podcast episode first appeared on our sister channel RaboResearch Agri Commodities.