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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Aug 24, 2015 01:39 PM CDT

The economic slowdown in China could mean a consequent slowdown in the country's demand for U.S. beef, swine and poultry, according to an article by The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/…).

But if China's demand for U.S. meat declines, a consequent decrease in imports livestock feed ingredients like dried distillers grains, soybeans and soybean meal could be next.

U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics place China as the largest buyer of U.S. agricultural products, with its imports rising 63% from 2008 to 2013 to a total of $26 billion.

China's slumping economy caused its government to devalue its currency in ...

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