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China In-Country Analysis

Oilseeds Soymeal Inventory Climbs Higher Ahead of Tariffs Continuing the trend that began in the second week of June, China’s crushing companies steadily increased their soybean stockpiles through the first week of July. With China’s retaliatory tariff on U.S. soybeans going into effect on 6 July, those companies as well as traders have taken advantage of declining prices on imported soybeans to stockpile reserves for what is expected to be a protracted tit-for-tat fight. China’s estimated nationwide soymeal inventory stood at slight over 1.27 MMT at the end of last week, an increase of 33,000 MT (+2.7 percent) from the end of June that, equally important, marked five consecutive weeks of gains. The total was also up 147...

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