As US president Donald Trump this week meets for the first time with Chinese president Xi Jinping at Trump’s Florida golf club of Mar-a-Lago, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Much of Trump’s campaign trail tenor whirled around the issue of global trade, in which the then-candidate conjured an image of a US that had succumbed…

via The fate of 34 million tons of soybeans is an example of what’s at stake in a US-China trade war — Quartz

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