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China bought U.S. pork last week as Beijing declared halt in U.S. farm purchases

15 Aug 2019

CHICAGO China made its biggest purchases of U.S. pork in seven weeks last week as Beijing said Chinese companies suspended purchases of American agricultural products, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data issued on Thursday.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs end mixed as trade gauges trade war impact on pork exports

09 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 9 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures were mixed on Friday in choppy trading as investors weighed rising pork prices against weak cash hog values and rising concerns about pork exports to China.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs rally for second day; rising pork prices, solid exports supportive

08 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 8 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures posted strong gains for a second consecutive session on Thursday, lifted by short-covering and technical buying following the market's recent drop.

U.S. confirms light soy, wheat, pork sales to China before latest tariff threats

08 Aug 2019

CHICAGO China bought small amounts of U.S. soybeans, wheat, sorghum and pork last week ahead of the latest escalation of trade tensions with Washington, according to U.S. government data issued on Thursday, in what may be the last American farm commodity sales to China for the foreseeable future.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs bounce after sell-off, cattle also rise

07 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 7 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures rallied as much as 4% on Wednesday in a technical buying and short-covering bounce following a string of losses triggered by worries over exports to China.

LIVESTOCK-Lean hogs tumble, rattled by worsening U.S.-China trade ties

06 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 6 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures fell sharply on Tuesday as growing tensions between Washington and Beijing fueled worries about U.S. pork exports.

GRAINS-Corn, soybeans ease on U.S. Midwest rains, trade worries

06 Aug 2019

* U.S. harvest pressure, firmer dollar weighs on wheat (Adds closing prices, Egypt wheat tender result)

GRAINS-Corn, soybeans ease on U.S. Midwest rains, trade worries

06 Aug 2019

* U.S. harvest pressure, firmer dollar weighs on wheat (Rewrites throughout with U.S. market open, adds quote, updates prices, changes byline, changes dateline from HAMBURG)

U.S. confirms small soybean sale to private Chinese buyer

01 Aug 2019

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday confirmed a private Chinese company bought 68,000 tonnes of soybeans in the week ended July 25, the first soybean purchase since Beijing offered to exempt five crushers from import tariffs imposed more than a year ago as part of a U.S.-China trade dispute.

China buys U.S. soybeans for first time since June

01 Aug 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 1 The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday confirmed private sales to China of 68,000 tonnes of soybeans for the 2019/20 marketing year, the first such purchase by a private buyer since the trade war between the world's two largest economies broke out more than a year ago.

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