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US farmers must be getting desperate for a trade war breakthrough.
Data released today show that Chinese imports of American soybeans have hit a three-month low — with Brazil taking up some of the slack.
China bought 3.8 mln tons soybeans from Brazil, the largest supplier, down from 4.79 mln tons in Sept and 6.53 mln tons last Oct.
Optimism of a breakthrough in the US-China trade war is continuing to lift markets.
In London the FTSE 100 is now 70 points higher at 7396, its highest level in nearly a week.