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Chinese Soy Importers Attend Soy and Grain Summit in New Orleans

A team of the top Chinese soy importers recently attended the Soyatech Soy and Grain Trade Summit in New Orleans. The 16-member team included representatives from COFCO, Yihai-Wilmar, Shandong Bohi, Chinatex, Sinograin, and Guangdong Dongling Group. The delegation met with U.S. grain and oilseed companies to build trade relations while attending the conference. Many of the importers signaled interest in learning more about biotechnology, risk management and trade financing.USSEC-member companies Agrex, Scoular, SAI, RMG, and Thionville briefed the group on the services and products they could provide. Ed Beaman, USSEC global director for commercialization and marketing also discussed USSEC’s mission and services to promote U.S. soy around the world. Xiaoping Zhang, China country director; Claudia Chong, marketing manager; and Yantian Zeng, marketing program assistant, accompanied the Chinese soy importers.

The Chinese soybean importers visited USSEC booth at the exhibition during the grain and oilseed summit in New Orleans, LA.