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Synchronizing China Trade
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 31, 2013 03:33 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack raised some concerns about public views on biotechnology in China that require the trade negotiators and biotech companies to take a cautious approach.

Following up on his pre-Christmas trip to China, Vilsack told DTN in an interview Tuesday that public officials in China are getting more pressure from the public about biotechnology. In a positive sign, Vilsack thinks the U.S. will be sending U.S. beef to China in the coming year.

The conflicts over rejected grain shipments yet optimism over possible beef exports reflect some of the growing pains in the trade ...

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