The same week US President Donald Trump announced sweeping increases on tariffs against Chinese goods, Chinese buyers dropped orders for 3,247 metric tonnes of US pork – the biggest cancellation in more than a year, according to US Department of Agriculture data released on Thursday.The cancellation came during the week ended May 9, a blow to the US$6.5 billion export market for American pork, vital to the burgeoning US meat industry.Prior to the trade war, China and Hong Kong combined were the…