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U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced last week. As it has done for well

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Rice: U.S. Medium Grain Demand is Up for Japanese Dining

Rice: U.S. Medium Grain Demand is Up for Japanese Dining

👤By Yumi Kojima, USA Rice 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Demand for U.S. medium grain rice by the foodservice industry in Japan is on the upswing as the first Simultaneous Buy-Sell (SBS) tender in 2017 was fully subscribed with U.S. rice gaining a 77 percent share of the 25,000 MT

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NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

NAFTA: Ag Lobbyists Speak Out, Not All in Agreement – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Nov 10, 2017

House Agriculture Committee leaders and a group of prominent farm lobbyists on Tuesday called on the Trump administration not to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and to finish the negotiations quickly to avoid a decline in U.S.

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Global Markets: Corn – East Asia An Important Region for Competition

Global Markets: Corn – East Asia An Important Region for Competition

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

East Asian markets have been the foreground for competition between Brazil and U.S. corn exports. Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are significant importers (accounting for roughly 20 percent of global corn trade) that source primarily from both countries, as exporters’

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Ag Trade: USDA Releases Updated Data on U.S. Exports

Ag Trade: USDA Releases Updated Data on U.S. Exports

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture updated its monthly agricultural trade data. Today’s update includes an overview of some observations from the data with a focus on corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock. Background A report on Thursday by Gary Crawford of

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NAFTA: Ag Trade Nominee says He’s Not Going Backwards – DTN

NAFTA: Ag Trade Nominee says He’s Not Going Backwards – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom, DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Oct 9, 2017

Greg Doud, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the chief U.S. agriculture trade negotiator, promised today to “not go backwards” in the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations. However, he declined to comment on consideration of a controversial proposal to

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Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues

Ag Trade: USDA Export Data and Stakeholder Issues

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Today’s update highlights recent information on U.S. agricultural exports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and also explores agricultural related trade issues that have been identified in recent news articles. USDA Agricultural Trade Update The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and

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Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that Japan is expanding market access for U.S. chipping potatoes, resuming imports from Idaho for the first time in 11 years. “The United States has a reputation around the globe for growing high-quality

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Rice: U.S. Enjoying Strong Demand in Japan

Rice: U.S. Enjoying Strong Demand in Japan

👤By Bob Cummings, USA Rice 🕔Aug 24, 2017

Demand for U.S. rice is benefiting from supply and demand developments in Japan according to a report by Yumi Kojima, director of the USA Rice Japan office.   “There is a serious shortage of reasonably priced rice for Japan’s food

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Livestock: Japan Increases U.S. Frozen Beef Tariff, Perdue Voices Concern – DTN

Livestock: Japan Increases U.S. Frozen Beef Tariff, Perdue Voices Concern – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 1, 2017

In what may be one of the first consequences to the U.S. for backing out of the Trans Pacific Partnership, Japan this week announced an automatic tariff rate increase on imports of frozen beef from the U.S.   An increase

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