U.S. Agriculture Secretary
Vilsack was asked Thursday during testimony to the House Agriculture Committee whether China has met its commitments on farming under the deal.
“No,” he responded. “They’re $13 billion short on purchases and there are seven key areas where they have yet to perform.”
He cited commitments on dried distillers grains, an ethanol byproduct, and a promise to address trade barriers on U.S. agricultural biotech products.