The world’s top soybean buyer bought more than 7 million tons from the U.S., up a mammoth 320 percent from March of last year. During the same time, China imported 315,000 tons of beans from Brazil, down 85 percent from one year ago. With the phase one trade deal, China ramped up its business with the U.S. Shipping delays also affected the timing for the arrival of the cargoes from the United States.
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