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Russia's Putin: China ready to buy as much soy beans from Russia as we can produce

SOCHI, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin told a forum on Thursday that China was ready to buy as much soybeans from Russia as it can produce but Moscow does not currently have enough capacity to meet the full demand from the world's top soy importer.

"They are ready to buy from us as much as we can produce but the issue is we are not ready for this now... not yet ready for such volumes," Putin said.

His comments come amid wider U.S.-China trade war, which resulted in Beijing imposing tariffs on soybeans coming from the United States.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov Writing by Katya Golubkova Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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