Trade war drives China to seek ways of cutting soymeal in animal feed

By Hallie Gu and Josephine MasonBEIJING (Reuters) - China's state planner has discussed with top feed makers ways of reducing soymeal levels in animal feed, sources briefed on the matter said on Thursday, as Beijing scrambles to help its vast farm sector cope with a protracted trade war with Washington.The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) called the companies to a meeting in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, the two sources said.

The discussions also looked at how to secure alternative protein-rich ingredients, they added. .

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