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Impacts of trade war on swine and soybean production
by Juan Marquardt
This PigProgress article looks at the impacts the US-China trade war may have on the global markets for pork and soybean. China as well as Mexico recently introduced import tariffs to pork and soy in reaction to the import tariffs introduced by the US. By targeting the US agriculture, the measures aim at president Trump’s supporters in the US countryside.