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High China talks in Iowa

02/16/2012 @ 1:56pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--The presumptive Premier of China and Vice President, Xi Jinping, made a visit to Iowa Thursday. 

Dan Looker, Successful Farming/Agriculture.com Business Editor says Xi Jinping met with U.S. agricultural leaders to develop closer ties between the two nations on food sustainability, food security and food safety.  

Dan Looker, Business Editor Successful Farming


Xi Jinping is the 5th generation of leadership of Communist China. He has been a major proponent of market liberalization and free markets. 

On Thursday, the Chinese delegation announces a promise to purchase 8.62 mmt of U.S. soybeans. In addition, the Chinese delegation is expected to sign further agreements for additional purchases, as it travels to Los Angeles.


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