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Detail

Area
China (Mainland)
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Maize, soybeans
Date
01/10/2017
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Agricultural policy
Description
Lowered subsidy payments provided to maize growers in an effort to curb national maize production and eventually cut domestic stocks, simultaneously encouraging farmers to plant alternative crops, including soybeans.