U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Monday will seek negotiations with China over its failure to keep promises made in the Phase 1 trade deal. China agreed to boost purchases of U.S. products such as farm goods including soybeans.  | File photo

Soybeans hit 9-month low on big U.S. stocks, low Chinese buying

HAMBURG, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Chicago soybeans fell on Monday, hitting their lowest in around nine months as larger-than-expected U.S. stocks and lack of Chinese buying weighed. Wheat fell after a rally last week, pulling down corn. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybeans fell 0.7 percent to US$12.37-1/4 a bushel at 1044 GMT, after earlier […] Read more

German exporters fear losses over Russian import limits

HAMBURG, Germany – German beef exporters fear a serious loss of business if Russia imposes its planned import restrictions on meat, says the head of Germany’s meat industry association. About 20 percent of German beef exports to Russia could be cut, said Heike Harstick, chief executive of German meat industry association Verband der Fleischwirtschaft. Italian […] Read more