Ag Trade: House Members Urge Swift Action Against India’s Rice, Wheat Subsidies Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Yesterday, 26 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed onto a letter led by rice and wheat state Members Rick Crawford (R-AR) and Tracey Mann (R-KS) to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine […]

Rice Market: EU Retaliatory Tariffs Lifted, Sights Shift to UK Negotiations Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Last November, the European Commission published a draft regulation formally repealing the 25 percent retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products, including milled and broken rice entering the European Union (EU). The […]

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: 1st Sale of U.S. Long Grain to China Announced Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
On Wednesday, Ralston Family Farms announced a 9-metric ton (MT) commercial sale of long grain rice to China that arrived in July, the first U.S. rice shipment grown and sold […]

U.S. Rice Exports Rise for 2020-21 Marketing Year, Strong Start to 2021-22 Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
The most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly export sales report brought in the first rice trade figures of the 2021-22 marketing year and closed out what felt like a […]

Rice Market: UK-Australia Trade Deal Not Likely to Impede U.S. Exports to Britain Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Earlier this summer, the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia reached an agreement in principle on a trade deal that paves the way for increased Australian rice imports. On June 17, […]

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: Biden Admin. Commits to Resolving EU Retaliatory Tariffs, Including Rice May 18, 2021

🕔May 18, 2021
Yesterday, President Biden’s U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced with their European counterpart, European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, that they are […]

Ag Trade: Longtime Republican Trade Staffer Named WTO Deputy May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala named her four deputy director generals, including Angela Ellard of the U.S., Anabel González of Costa Rica, Ambassador Jean-Marie […]

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