Taiwan plans to buy $2.2 billion in corn, soybeans from Illinois


ILLINOIS (WEHT) – Illinois farmers get a deal that opens up an opportunity for selling their crops.

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that Taiwan has made a deal to purchase corn and soybeans from the state.

It’s a $2.2-dollar deal that will take effect between 2020 and 2021.

Taiwan leaders also made a visit to Indiana Monday, signing a major soybean purchase.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the tri-state, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.

(This story was originally published on September 24, 2019)

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories