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U.S.-China trade war truce has potential benefits for Louisiana, but toughest issues unresolved

And while Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin predicted big increases in agriculture and energy related sales to the Chinese market — moves that could benefit Louisiana farmers and businesses — trade experts said it’s too soon to know what will happen. “It’s still so early to say,” said Caitlin Cain, chief executive officer for the World Trade Center of New Orleans. “It’s all about the details and until they’re all released, we’re just waiting and seeing what happens.”