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China spends big on Australian wheat despite trade war

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Drought and need to feed pigs may be behind Beijing's purchase of Australian wheat
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is buying up cargoes of Australian wheat despite tensions between the two countries over trade, after Northern Hemisphere producers were hit by adverse weather and drought.

Australia, the second largest country in the Southern Hemisphere, is on the other hand enjoying a second consecutive wheat harvest with a higher than average output, according to a Reuters report.

China and Australia have been at loggerheads over trade in recent years. China — the world's biggest importer of agricultural products — imposed duties on Australian wine and barley and drastically cut purchases…
Liam Gibson
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