imports of soybeans from the United States in the European Union rose in the second half of 2018 by 112 percent compared to the same period last year. This was part of the implementation of the trade agreements with America’s President, Donald Trump, told the EU Commission in Brussels on Monday. She released the Figures a day prior to a further round of talks with trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, US trade Robert Lighthizer representative in Washington.

Martin Hock

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Juncker and Trump had defused in July in Washington, the trade conflict on both sides for the time being, and talks on a new trade agreement on appointment. Part of the agreement was that the Import of certain products in the EU, such as soya beans to expand.

Since then, have replaced the United States of Brazil as the largest soybean supplier to the EU. The proportion of soya beans from the States, climbing to 75 by 39 percent, or conversely, 28 percent of the total soybean exports from the United States. For American farmers, for Trump, an important group of voters, this has become a significant sales market.