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McKinney: Last round of China ag talks ‘successful,’ more work needed

June 12, 2018 at 7:11 PM
The Agriculture Department's under secretary for trade, Ted McKinney, said on Tuesday that a recent round of negotiations with China yielded some progress on agricultural issues, though more talks were needed. McKinney told reporters via teleconference that he and other officials from USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative went into talks in Beijing earlier this month “very cautiously optimistic, even skeptical, but came away cautiously optimistic.” He said the discussions “improved even more than just a little...

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