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Sunday, September 15, 2019

"At present, China imports 95.53 million tons of soybeans every year. The self-sufficiency rate is less than 20 per cent. In the case of corn, China also imports about 760,000 tons from the U.S., accounting for one-quarter of total imports. As the trade war escalates, a food shortage crisis will surface."

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Let's all sit back and watch as China blinks in trade war negotiations.

#1 | Posted by goatman at 2019-09-15 03:51 PM | Reply

Democrats would rather see America fail.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-09-15 03:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Republicans would rather see America fail.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-09-15 04:58 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

In Donald Trump America has failed. The Chinese leadership has no more qualm about seeing people hungry than he does.

#4 | Posted by Zed at 2019-09-15 05:05 PM | Reply

Starving Chinese? They could stand to lose a billion. It'll help the climate!

#5 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2019-09-15 05:08 PM | Reply

#5

You make my point.

#6 | Posted by Zed at 2019-09-15 05:26 PM | Reply

Now add this problem as in China, pork is the main meat of many of their dishes:

Swine Fever Is Killing Vast Numbers Of Pigs In China www.npr.org

{Note for libbie/progs here, that I cited an NPR source as if I cited the exact same info from Fox News you would not believe it } ; )

#7 | Posted by MSgt at 2019-09-15 08:21 PM | Reply

I talked about this a while back. China's expansionism is all about food. They want islands because they want the EEZs and fishing. There is very little arable land in China and the population requires more than they can produce. It is a huge negotiation lever for the US.

#8 | Posted by MUSTANG at 2019-09-16 06:35 AM | Reply

"{Note for libbie/progs here, that I cited an NPR source as if I cited the exact same info from Fox News you would not believe it } ; )"

A broken clock is right twice a day, about the same as Fox News. Why would anyone knowingly watch propaganda?

#9 | Posted by danni at 2019-09-16 09:28 AM | Reply

"Let's all sit back and watch as China blinks in trade war negotiations.

#1 | POSTED BY GOATMAN AT 2019-09-15 03:51 PM | FLAG: "

The article you linked is a year old - that is a long time without blinking.

#10 | Posted by Foreigner at 2019-09-16 11:06 AM | Reply

In Donald Trump America has failed. The Chinese leadership has no more qualm about seeing people hungry than he does.
#4 | Posted by Zed

Why did they take tariffs off soy beans and pork.?

#11 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-09-16 01:35 PM | Reply

You libs are funny.

#12 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-09-16 05:36 PM | Reply

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