In this June 15, 2017, file photo, a worker inspects a product of Chinese manufacturer Dalian Wanda Group, in Beijing.

The US and China are locked in a dispute over the rights to a massive swath of American cotton and soybeans, a deal that could be pivotal in the fight to win concessions from both sides over trade deals that the U.S. has pushed to make in recent years.

(AP Photo/Damir Sagolj, File) less In this May 15, 2018, file photos, a man walks through a display room at the Dalian Wangao Group’s plant in Beijing, China.

The U.K. and China signed an agreement in September 2016 allowing them to jointly exploit vast swathes of the United States cotton and cottonseed acreage.

(Reuters photo: Stephen Lam) less In this May 16, 2018 photo, employees inspect a product in a Dalian workshop in Beijing in this file photo.

The United States and China have signed an Agreement in September … more In an undated photo released by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, Chinese President Xi Jinping looks at a device on display at a factory for the production of the Darryl Dabeng light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs, in Tianjin, capital of China’s Liaoning province.

The deal allows the two countries to exploit vast swaths of American corn, soybeans and cotton.

(FILE PHOTO) In the background, a building with a portrait of Xi Jinping is pictured at the Chinese factory.

The agreement allows the U-S.

and the two Asian countries to jointly … more