From The Desk Down State
October 2, 2019
Demonstrating a firm commitment to Illinois’ vast agricultural industry, a Taiwanese delegation recently announced their intention to purchase $2.2 billion in Illinois corn and soybeans over the next two years.
On September 24 representatives from the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, the Illinois Soybean Association, the Taiwan Feed Industry Association and the Governor came together to sign letters of intent to purchase $1.1 billion in soybeans and $1.1 billion in corn.
Taiwan, currently Illinois’ third largest trading partner of agricultural products, committed to purchase 197 million b...