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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 25 2018

After sorghum spat, U.S.-China trade fears halt soybean imports

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China's purchases of U.S. soybeans have come to a grinding halt, trade and industry sources say, as fears of further action by Beijing to curb imports of U.S. crops following last week's anti-dumping move on sorghum rattles the agriculture industry.

Apr 24 2018

China's sorghum importers plead for help on tariff as trade tumult deepens

BEIJING Some Chinese sorghum importers have asked Beijing to waive the hefty anti-dumping deposit imposed last week on U.S. imports already at sea, as companies rushed to sell stranded China-bound cargoes that were on the water at big discounts.

Apr 19 2018

China fans trade dispute with hefty deposit on U.S. sorghum imports

BEIJING/CHICAGO China will slap hefty anti-dumping deposits on imports of U.S. sorghum from Wednesday, the government said on Tuesday, a higher-than-expected charge on the grain used in livestock feed and the spirits industry, as trade tensions escalate between the world's top two economies.

Apr 18 2018

China's pig farmers hit brakes on expansion as prices plunge

BEIJING Some Chinese pig farmers are adjusting expansion plans or putting planned projects on hold because of a glut in the market that led to hog prices hitting an eight-year low last month.

Apr 04 2018

China tariff on U.S. soybeans "regrettable", says U.S. industry body

BEIJING China's decision to impose tariffs on imports of soybeans from the United States is 'regrettable' and 'won't solve the trade imbalance', the China director of the U.S. Soybean Export Council said on Wednesday.

Apr 04 2018

China tariff on U.S. soybeans 'regrettable', says U.S. industry body

BEIJING China's decision to impose tariffs on imports of soybeans from the United States is 'regrettable' and 'won't solve the trade imbalance', the China director of the U.S. Soybean Export Council said on Wednesday.

Apr 04 2018

China tariff on U.S. soybeans 'regrettable', says U.S. industry body

BEIJING China's decision to impose tariffs on imports of soybeans from the United States is 'regrettable' and 'won't solve the trade imbalance', the China director of the U.S. Soybean Export Council said on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2018

China still considering curbs on U.S. soybean imports: U.S. soybean council

BEIJING China is still considering import curbs on U.S. soybeans in retaliation for moves by Washington to impose trade tariffs, U.S. Soybean Export Council Asia director Paul Burke said on Thursday, following a meeting with the Ministry of Agriculture.

Mar 27 2018

Smithfield CEO downplays impact of possible China pork tariffs

BEIJING Chinese tariffs on American pork would have a limited impact on WH Group-owned Smithfield Foods, chief executive Kenneth Sullivan said on Tuesday, seeking to reassure investors days after news of the possible duties hit the parent's stock.

Mar 23 2018

U.S. pork to feel further chill from China tariff threat

BEIJING China's threat of steep tariffs on American pork imports will put further pressure on an industry already facing weaker demand from the world's top buyer of the meat.

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