The two national organizations representing their respective rice industries in the United States and Mexico agree that any renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could have serious consequences for the stable and consistent rice trade that has
A recent article from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis discussed the downward economic trajectory that has impacted the U.S. farm economy in recent years. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, in remarks this week to USDA employees, noted that trade is
Many agricultural producers have expressed concern over the direction of executive branch trade policy since January. These apprehensions may not be universally shared in all quarters of Rural America; however, tariffs and other trade restrictions are important considerations for U.S. agriculture.
As global commodity markets cope with abundant stocks of corn, soybeans and wheat, export competitiveness has become increasingly important for U.S. farmers. Today’s update takes a closer look at these issues with particular focus on trade developments with China and
Mexico, the second-largest wheat importer in the Western Hemisphere, has historically imported around three-quarters of its needs from the United States. U.S. wheat has benefited from a logistical advantage over other suppliers when exporting to Mexico, allowing for a consistent
ChemChina’s planned buyout of Syngenta has received approval from the Mexican government’s Federal Economic Competition Commission. Approvals by U.S. and European Union anti-trust agencies were announced last week after ChemChina spun off a trio of generic chemistries in its portfolio. According
The rice prices in India have continued to rise as demand is strong. East Asia prices are firm but markets are quiet. There is more flooding in Argentina as the crop is being harvested in South America. Since President Trump
Today’s update examines recent news articles that address issues associated with NAFTA and U.S. corn exports to Mexico. As the future direction of executive branch trade policy continues to evolve, this uncertainty is potentially weighing on agricultural markets. Trade: NAFTA,
Hi everyone! It’s been pretty busy already this growing season as many crops, grain sorghum, cotton, and corn were planted a month early due to the unseasonably warm weather we are having down here in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
The DTN average dried distillers grains, or DDG, spot price was unchanged from one week ago, at $92, for the week ended March 30. Of the 39 locations from which DTN collects spot prices, five bids were $5 higher, one