With 111 countries pointing a finger at China for causing the coronavirus pandemic, there is uncertainty across all of the markets. Clayton Pope Commodities President Clayton Pope doesn’t expect China to make big purchases of U.S. commodities ahead of the U.S. elections. “We are firm believers that China, regardless of rhetoric, aren’t going to be stepping up making big buys from us anytime soon,” says Pope. “We don’t think they want to deliver a negotiating victory to President Trump like that. He’s probably the last person they want to see re-elected as president.”
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