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McKinney says ‘thank you’ to China for ‘attempting’ to honor phase-one commitments

October 8, 2020
China still has time to fulfill its phase-one trade deal pledge to purchase more U.S. goods this year, the Agriculture Department’s top trade official said this week, adding that -- for now -- he was “saying ‘thank you’” to Beijing “for at least attempting to honor the commitment.” McKinney, speaking during a virtual roundtable hosted by the Indiana Farm Bureau, was asked if the U.S. would be “lenient” with China if it failed to meet the commitments due to the...

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