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Day ahead – February 7, 2019: Mnuchin downplays impact of China's soybean purchases, Tyson buys some BRF operations, US food price inflation up in 2018

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Chinese soybean purchases alone will not coax the Trump administration into accepting a US-China trade deal. Meanwhile, Tyson Foods reached a deal to acquire the Thai and European operations of BRF and US food price inflation rose in 2018 but remained well below the 20-year average.



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