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Top links: China will import a third of the world’s food production

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World Wide Web.

Three stories this morning all point to a secular growth story in agricultural, soft commodities.

The Atlantic’s online finance magazine Quartz details the rapidly rising Chinese demand for food and predicts a “global factory farming boom.” The story refers to an study predicting that in the next 15 years, China’s food imports will add up to a third of the entire globe’s agricultural production.