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‘Someone Go Tell That To The Guy Harvesting His Crops’: Pray For The Soybean Farmers

Whatever you say, sir. 

Whatever you say, sir. 
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3 comments on “‘Someone Go Tell That To The Guy Harvesting His Crops’: Pray For The Soybean Farmers

  1. Error404

    A genuine question – not rhetorical or anything clever……..OK, global soybean trade is apparently tight, but how short- or long-term are the contracts and how easily can trade flows be physically redirected?

    What I’m getting at here is the blindingly obvious possibility that China simply switches sources to Latam, and some of Latam’s former customers shift their buying to the US. I know the real-world is rarely this easy and there would be costs – and bouts of price volatility – to be swallowed, but is this not possible at least in the medium term?

    I’ve not seen this question asked or answered in any commentary anywhere, so perhaps I’ve been speed-reading with my eyes closed or my ‘dumb question proximity’ radar has gone tech. Anyway, just musing.

  2. Anonymous

    Trump seems to be doing a good job of marketing US weapons to NATO.

  3. Anonymous

    These farmers don’t have a thing to worry about. Soon, the government will provide for their welfare in the form of subsidies.

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