Arkansas: Retaliatory Tariffs on Ag Could Mean a $383M Economic Hit

🕔Mar 8, 2018If trade partners inflict a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on U.S. soy, rice, corn, and grain sorghum, Arkansas could take a $383 million hit in overall value-added to its economy, […]

Indiana: Trump Metal Tariffs Could Mean Lost Sales, Lost Jobs

🕔Mar 7, 2018Some Indiana manufacturers might initially benefit if tariffs proposed last week by President Donald Trump are enacted, but the state’s overall economy could suffer because other Indiana industries use what […]

NAFTA Talks Moving “Slowly,” President Floats TPP Consideration

🕔Jan 30, 2018Financial Times writer Shawn Donnan reported on Monday that, “Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement are moving too slowly, Donald Trump’s trade tsar complained on Monday as he rejected […]

Ag Trade Update: Trans-Pacific Partnership, China, and NAFTA

🕔Jan 24, 2018Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), China, and Soybeans Jacob M. Schlesinger reported on Tuesday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “Eleven Pacific Rim nations agreed to forge a new trade bloc [TPP] […]

Wheat Market: Revised Trans-Pacific Partnership Puts U.S. Exports at Risk

🕔Jan 23, 2018U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are expressing concern that a revised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that excludes the United States puts overseas demand for […]

U.S. Trade Policy: Lessons Learned from the Japanese Beef Market

🕔Jan 19, 2018For ten consecutive years, Japan has increased its meat consumption; consumption increased by 3.4% last year over the previous year to produce the highest level of growth in five years. […]

USA Rice Discusses Market Priorities Going Forward

🕔Jan 11, 2018Leadership from the USA Rice International Promotion Committee and the USA Rice Council met in Toronto this week to examine the current export picture for U.S.-grown rice and discuss future […]

Livestock: Japanese Beef Imports Rise – DTN

🕔Dec 19, 2017Despite the Aug. 1 tariff hike from 38.5% to 50% on frozen beef, Japan’s imports have continued rising year over year. While tariffs will hit U.S. beef shipments, recent trade […]

U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

🕔Nov 20, 2017U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny […]

Rice: U.S. Medium Grain Demand is Up for Japanese Dining

🕔Nov 14, 2017Demand for U.S. medium grain rice by the foodservice industry in Japan is on the upswing as the first Simultaneous Buy-Sell (SBS) tender in 2017 was fully subscribed with U.S. […]

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