China key player in U.S. farm exports while facing ban on buying land
China played a big role in a record-setting year for U.S. farm exports in 2022 as the United States' largest importer.
U.S. agricultural exports reached $196 billion in 2022 with China importing a record $36.4 billion, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
China's role as a key importer of U.S. agricultural goods comes at a time some states are proposing banning its citizens, companies and the government of China from being able to buy any land in the U.S.
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