U.S. Trade Agenda Continues: Japan, EU, and U.K.

🕔Oct 18, 2018After recently signing a new KORUS (United States-Republic of Korea) Trade Agreement, and reaching an agreement on a revised North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office signaled this week that the U.S. will […]

Rice: U.S. Complaint Against China’s Producer Subsidies Moves Forward

🕔Oct 17, 2018The second of two cases filed against China by the United States in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) legal system advanced this week and USA Rice COO Bob Cummings met […]

Ag Trade: U.S., China Plan Nov. Talks, Soybean Trade Flows Adjust

🕔Oct 15, 2018News reports indicate that President Trump and Chinese Leader Xi Jinping plan to meet in November, in what could be an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss trade issues.  Meanwhile, a recent USDA […]

Hubbs on Grain: Soybean Price Potential for 2018

🕔Oct 15, 2018Soybean prices received support with the release of the October crop production report.  The lowering of harvested acreage for soybeans led to a slight reduction in the estimated production level […]

Illinois Corn, Soy: Reviewing Prices and Market Facilitation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018As the trade conflict with China continues, prices for many agricultural commodities remain relatively low. Illinois corn and soybean prices dipped to new lows in September, coinciding with the latest […]

Global Markets: Soybeans – Continued U.S.-China Tension Affecting Trade

🕔Oct 12, 2018As of the October 4 U.S. Exports Sales, U.S. soybean outstanding sales are below last year owing to fewer sales to China, which are currently 85 percent below last season. […]

Soybeans: Export Variables, Storage Issues, Trade Policy Outlook

🕔Oct 10, 2018Today’s update looks briefly at recent reports that discuss variables associated with U.S. soybean exports.  In addition, news items that highlight concerns about crop storage issues, and the trade policy […]

Ag Trade: New NAFTA Announced – What’s in It?

🕔Oct 2, 2018Wall Street Journal writers Jacob M. Schlesinger, Kim Mackrael and Vivian Salama reported Monday that, “The U.S. and Canada reached a dramatic, last-minute deal late Sunday night on revising the North American […]

USDA’s Trade Aid Package, Potential Tariff Impacts

🕔Oct 1, 2018Recent news articles have discussed USDA’s trade aid package, as well as the potential impacts of ongoing trade tariffs on U.S. farm goods.  Today’s update provides an overview of several of […]

Soybean Planting – Brazilian Farmers Anxious Over Trade Tariffs – DTN

🕔Oct 1, 2018Though Chinese buyers are turning to buy more Brazilian beans as the Chinese government is retaliating with a 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans, Brazilian farmers are not optimistic about the […]

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