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Agreement opens up door for Chinese rice market

New rice protocol establishes phytosanitary agreement to allow U.S. rice exports to enter China for first time ever.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reached an agreement with Chinese officials on final details of a protocol to allow the U.S. to begin exporting rice to China for the first time ever. The protocol was signed July 19 during bilateral trade meetings being held this week in Washington, D.C.

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