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China urged to diversify soybean sources to curb reliance on US

South China Morning Post, May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

China urged to diversify soybean sources to curb reliance on US

Gustavo Oliveira, an assistant professor with the University of California, Irvine, who tracks global soybean production said, “The main difficulty faced by China is about the continued industrialisation and concentration of livestock production, which guarantees that demand for soy-based livestock feed outpaces China’s capacity for domestic production and procurement from countries besides Brazil and the US,” he said.