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 […]

Ag Trade: Japan Agrees to Talks, Will Rice Get a Seat at the Table?

🕔Oct 3, 2018Last week President Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Abe issued a joint statement announcing that the two nations intend to enter negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement. According to the […]

Ag Trade: Trump Talks with Japan, Claims China Attacking “Farm Belt” – DTN

🕔Sep 27, 2018President Donald Trump on Wednesday hardened his line against China, its retaliatory tariffs and its public relations campaign by accusing China of interfering in the U.S. midterm elections. Trump later […]

U.S. Ag Exports Set July Record – Expect China Import Plunge in 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2018A radio update from USDA on Thursday indicated that U.S. agriculture exports set a record in July.  “It’s the best July that the U.S. has seen as far as agricultural exports […]

Ag Trade: Where Do Things Stand with Our Trade Partners?

🕔Aug 30, 2018The last month has produced a lot of news on the trade front, much of which has implications for US farmers and their markets.  All of the largest and most […]

Ag Trade: Dispute with China Continues to Escalate

🕔Aug 6, 2018Keith Bradsher and Cao Li reported in Saturday’s New York Times that, “China threatened on Friday to tax an additional $60 billion a year worth of imports from the United States if […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Have Trade Negotiations Affected Prices?

🕔Aug 1, 2018Introduction China has become an increasingly important trading partner for U.S. agriculture, which makes the escalation of the conflict over tariffs and retaliation particularly troubling for American farmers.  In Illinois, […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Near-Record U.S. Corn Exports in 2017/18

🕔Jul 13, 2018Ample supplies, combined with a continued lack of competition and continued strong foreign demand, have brightened export prospects in the second-half of 2017/18 (October-September). This month, exports are forecast at […]

U.S. Ag Trade: USDA, FAO Reports Offer Additional Perspective

🕔Jul 11, 2018The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published its biannual Food Outlook report that provides short-term forecasts for commodity production, trade and prices.  Also this week, […]

Dossett on Rice: Contract Manipulation – Where do We Go from Here?

🕔Jul 2, 2018Cash Markets The rice prices in Thailand and India have dropped over the past week. Thailand quotes $410 for White 5%. India is $412. Pakistan and Vietnam have maintained higher […]

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