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UPDATE 1-China commits to buy 10 mln tonnes U.S. soy in White House meeting -Perdue

22 Feb 2019

Feb 22 China committed to buy an additional 10 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans in a meeting in the Oval Office on Friday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Twitter.

UPDATE 3-Bunge's U.S.-China trade war bet leads to Q4 loss, shares dive

21 Feb 2019

Feb 21 Global grains merchant Bunge Ltd reported a fourth-quarter loss on Thursday after a truce in the U.S.-China trade war ruined the company's bets on Brazilian soy, sending shares down to a three-year low.

U.S.-China trade war rattles agribusinesses, especially Bunge

20 Feb 2019

CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war with China has roiled agricultural markets and given the world's top grain merchants the one thing they have long claimed was essential to turn a trading profit: volatility.

Tyson Foods quarterly sales miss on lower pork sales

07 Feb 2019

Tyson Foods Inc reported weaker-than-expected first-quarter sales on Thursday as the largest U.S. meat processor was stung by weaker pork prices and sales volumes and lower chicken prices.

Exclusive: China buys U.S. soybeans a day after trade talks - traders

01 Feb 2019

Chinese state-owned firms bought at least 1 million tonnes of U.S. soybeans on Friday, a day after high-level bilateral talks yielded progress toward a trade deal and a Chinese commitment to buy more U.S. soybeans.

Exclusive: Foxconn reconsidering plans to make LCD panels at Wisconsin plant

30 Jan 2019

Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering plans to make advanced liquid crystal display panels at a $10 billion (£7.64 billion) Wisconsin campus, and said it intends to hire mostly engineers and researchers rather than the manufacturing workforce the project originally promised. | Video

Exclusive: Foxconn reconsidering plans to make LCD panels at Wisconsin plant

30 Jan 2019

Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering plans to make advanced liquid crystal display panels at a $10 billion Wisconsin campus, and said it intends to hire mostly engineers and researchers rather than the manufacturing workforce the project originally promised. | Video

Exclusive: Foxconn reconsidering plans to make LCD panels at Wisconsin plant

30 Jan 2019

Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering plans to make advanced liquid crystal display panels at a $10 billion Wisconsin campus, and said it intends to hire mostly engineers and researchers rather than the manufacturing workforce the project originally promised. | Video

China buys more U.S. soy as officials meet for trade talks

07 Jan 2019

CHICAGO Chinese importers made their third large U.S. soybean purchase in the past month on Monday, as officials from both countries meet this week for the first face-to-face talks since agreeing to a 90-day trade war truce on Dec. 1, two traders with knowledge of the deals said.

REFILE-RPT-INSIGHT-Inside China's strategy in the soybean trade war

27 Dec 2018

BEIJING/CHICAGO, Sept 19 The executive from one of China's biggest soybean crushers sat on a panel at a Kansas City agricultural exports conference, listening to an expert beside him explain why China would remain dependent on U.S. soybeans to feed its massive hog herds.

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