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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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Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

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

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.

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Farm Policy: Growing Resistance to Trump’s Trade Agenda from Farm Export States

Farm Policy: Growing Resistance to Trump’s Trade Agenda from Farm Export States

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Mar 14, 2017

Recall that last month, at a press conference before the Senate Ag Committee’s first Farm Bill hearing in Kansas, Committee Chairman Pat Roberts pointed out that, “And trade — trade is on the minds of every farmer, every rancher. And I

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Farm Policy: Trade Agreement Uncertainty – Lingering Concern for Farmers

Farm Policy: Trade Agreement Uncertainty – Lingering Concern for Farmers

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Feb 7, 2017

Recent news items suggest that anxiety in the agricultural community over Trump administration trade policy is not going away.  After promising to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), floating the the idea of a 20% border tax adjustment or

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California: Trump Dumps TPP – Almond Industry Touts Strong Global Trade

California: Trump Dumps TPP – Almond Industry Touts Strong Global Trade

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 24, 2017

The Almond Alliance of California, an organization made up of hullers and related processors, responded to President Trumps dumping of the Trans-Pacific Partnership with a call for developing “strong global trade relationships resulting in fair and economically beneficial trade deals.”

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Rice: TTP is Gone. USA Rice Hopes for Improved Trade Agreements with Japan and the EU

Rice: TTP is Gone. USA Rice Hopes for Improved Trade Agreements with Japan and the EU

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

President Trump yesterday followed through on a key campaign promise and sent a Memorandum to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) instructing the agency to inform the 11 other Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) partners that the United States

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Farm Policy: Trump Dumps TPP- Ag Export Opportunities Potentially Lost

Farm Policy: Trump Dumps TPP- Ag Export Opportunities Potentially Lost

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 24, 2017

Financial Times writers Demetri Sevastopulo, Shawn Donnan and Courtney Weaver reported yesterday that, “President Donald Trump signalled he will put trade protectionism at the heart of his economic policy, withdrawing the US from a historic Pacific trade pact [the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)]

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Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 23, 2017

At least a few agricultural groups were vocal in their criticism Monday after President Donald Trump followed through on a campaign promise by signing a memorandum to withdraw from the largest trade deal the U.S. had ever negotiated, the Trans-Pacific

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Trade Agreements: Not Sufficient for Gains to Outweigh Losses – Commentary

Trade Agreements: Not Sufficient for Gains to Outweigh Losses – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, UT Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Jan 5, 2017

One of the surprise issues of the 2016 election was trade policy. For decades Republicans and some Democrats have supported a succession of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements including the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement which includes the US and

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, is counting on President-elect Donald Trump not following through on a vow to drop out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.   Arkansas voters picked Trump by a 26.9% margin, one of the widest

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