Isis Almeida and Tatiana Freitas

Government, Business

China Purchases Brazilian Soybeans Before Trade Deal With US

Soybeans Soybeans at a farm in Wyanet, Ill., on Oct. 19, 2019. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

China is picking up soybean cargoes in Brazil, dashing hopes for big American sales immediately after a partial trade deal is signed with the U.S. next week, according to people familiar with the matter.

January 8, 2020