USA Rice Elects New Leadership Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
New chairs for USA Rice, The Rice Foundation, the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA), and the USA Rice Merchants’ Association were elected by their respective Boards of Directors during annual […]

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enters Into Force, NAFTA Nixed Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
The modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) officially enters into force today. The NAFTA re-negotiation, ratification, and implementation process took just over three years […]

Mexico Tariff – Largest Market for U.S. Rice is Threatened by Trump Move Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019
Last week, President Trump announced that he was going to enact a 5% tariff on all imports from Mexico unless that country stops Central American migrants from crossing its southern […]

Rice Market: Iraq Purchases 120,000 MT from U.S. Under New Tender May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019
Iraq’s Ministry of Trade has purchased 120,000 MT of U.S. rice that is four times the amount they had originally intended to purchase. A tender for 30,000 MT issued earlier […]

Rice Market: U.S. to End Special Treatment for Turkey, India Mar 6, 2019

🕔Mar 6, 2019
President Trump directed U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to make changes to a little-known U.S. trade assistance program that will affect U.S. rice exporters and importers. Lighthizer announced on […]

Rice Market: Numerous Chinese Trade Violations Hit Puerto Rico Feb 27, 2019

🕔Feb 27, 2019
USA Rice representatives traveled to Puerto Rico last month to meet with U.S. customs officials and the trade in response to mislabeled rice supplied by China’s state grain trader entering […]

Rice: Chinese Market Officially Opened to U.S. Milled Rice Dec 28, 2018

🕔Dec 28, 2018
USA Rice’s office in China reports that China Customs announced today on its official website that the China market is opened for the import of U.S. milled rice effective from […]

Louisiana Soybeans: AgCenter Economists Foresee Strong Demand Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018
Worldwide demand for U.S. soybeans remains strong in the midst of a trade war, and China still needs America’s soybeans, according to an LSU AgCenter report on trade tensions with […]

Rice: U.S.- China Trade Dispute Heats Up on Rice Imports Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018
The United States has provided the latest salvo in the escalating trade dispute with China, and for the first time has taken aim at rice imports. Details of the President’s […]

USA Rice Presses for Chinese Imports to Begin Apr 25, 2018

🕔Apr 25, 2018
Leaders from USA Rice were in China last week to deliver a simple message – nearly 30 U.S. facilities have completed China’s extensive food safety questionnaires and it’s now time […]

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