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China Soybean Demand Strong
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Mar 21, 2013 02:03 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- China continues to crush soybeans at a level well below its crush capacity and the nation isn't expected to reach that full capacity anytime soon, members of the Iowa Soybean Association on a trade mission to China told DTN Thursday.

U.S. soybean producers have been trying to get a good read on whether China is ready to increase imports of U.S. beans for the long haul, especially since the nation has plenty of available crush capacity.

Kirk Leeds, Iowa Soybean Association chief executive officer, said during a conference call Thursday from China that indications are China has ...

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