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China buys second round of US soy beans

Chinese importers have ordered soy beans from the US for the second time since the trade truce between US and China was put in place, writes Reuters.

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Since the US and China agreed to a truce in the trade dispute between the two countries, Chinese companies have purchased US soy beans twice, a trade that had otherwise been benched during the dispute.

On Tuesday, China came through on its promise to once again purchase US agricultural goods as part of the 90 day truce. The truce was recently agreed to by the two countries' presidents, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, writes Reuters, citing sources with in-depth knowledge of the agreement and the US soy bean export council.

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