Rice Leadership Class Learns the Ropes in Texas, Louisiana Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
Editor’s Note: Daniel is the first leadership program participant from Florida. He is the director of rice farming at Florida Crystals where he has worked since 2018. The first session of […]

Rice: Congressional Trade Hearings Shine Spotlight on India’s Subsidy Violations Apr 2, 2022

🕔Apr 2, 2022
This week, India’s egregious World Trade Organization (WTO) domestic support violations, particularly those related to rice subsidies, were put front and center for U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai during […]

Rice Market: Senators Ask Biden Admin to Take India to the WTO Over Subsidies Dec 16, 2021

🕔Dec 16, 2021
Earlier today, 18 U.S. Senators sent a letter led by Senator John Boozman (R-AR) to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack expressing support for […]

Rice Market: India Narrowly Dodges Retaliatory Duties on Brown Basmati Nov 30, 2021

🕔Nov 30, 2021
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced a deal with India to avoid the imposition of new Section 301 retaliatory tariffs that would have otherwise been implemented yesterday. In June, USTR […]

Rice Market: 120K Tons Sold to Iraq Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Sales of 80,000 tons of U.S. rice to Iraq have just been announced by ADM (subject to letter of credit approval), and an additional 40,000 tons was sold by Supreme […]

Ag Trade: Biden Admin Pushes WTO on Chinese Non-Compliance Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Last week, the U.S. government officially moved to notify the World Trade Organization (WTO) that China was not complying with commitments made regarding transparency, predictability, and fairness of their tariff […]

Ag Trade: USA Rice Supports Retaliatory Duties on Indian Rice Imports Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
Last month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. government is planning to address longstanding concerns with digital services taxes that are imposed on U.S. […]

Rice: Exports to Colombia Exceeded 2020 Expectations, See Rocky Start in 2021 Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
U.S. rice imports here have been growing for many years. The 2012 U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) ushered in a tariff rate quota (TRQ) of duty-free U.S. rice which positioned Colombia […]

Rice Market: Long Awaited Iraq Tender Arrives Jan 27, 2021

🕔Jan 27, 2021
Iraq’s Ministry of Trade has announced a global tender for 30,000 MT of rice. This tender is outside of the US-Iraq Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and can be filled by any […]

USA Rice Successfully Petitions Removal of Duty-Free Benefits Under GSP Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Earlier today, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the Trump Administration had signed a proclamation that removes rice from the list of commodities afforded duty-free access […]

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