Wheat, Rice: WTO Win for Farmers but No Guarantees – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. wheat and rice farmers got a big win over China announced Thursday by the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panel. But the victory could be short-lived because the Trump […]

China Ag Trade: Farmers and Biotech are Top Issues – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told members of the House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday that trade talks with China had reached a point of agreeing on enforcement mechanisms […]

China Tariffs: List Includes More than 5,200 U.S. Products – DTN

🕔Aug 6, 2018Responding to the U.S. push for higher tariffs on Chinese goods, Chinese officials announced Friday they would impose new tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. products, adding up to more […]

Ag Trade: NAFTA Negotiations to Continue Past Congressional Deadline

🕔May 17, 2018Today is an important date for those who want a “NAFTA 2.0” or a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement.  May 17 is the date that House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

Soybeans and Tariffs: Hold Your Breath – U.S. and China are Talking – DTN

🕔May 2, 2018With a long list of proposed tariffs by the U.S. and China hanging over markets, a team of U.S. officials will travel to Beijing this week to meet with their […]

Ag Trade: Will NAFTA Renegotiation Finish This Month?

🕔May 2, 2018Politico’s Morning Trade reported on Monday that, “After four straight days of ministerial-level talks in Washington last week, [U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer] and his two counterparts, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican […]

USA Rice Presses for Chinese Imports to Begin

🕔Apr 25, 2018Leaders 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 […]

Trump Tariffs: Farmers Have Most to Lose Say U.S. Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Mar 27, 2018President Donald Trump late Thursday imposed tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese goods on the grounds that China had treated U.S. companies unfairly by coercing them into surrendering trade secrets […]

NAFTA Talks Inch Forward, But More Work Needed

🕔Jan 29, 2018Trade ministers from Canada, Mexico, and the United States today ended the 6th round of negotiations to modernize the North American Free trade Agreement (NAFTA) without issuing a joint statement, […]

Congress Returns to Work: Taxes and Ag Nominees – DTN

🕔Nov 28, 2017Congress returns to Washington this week for what is scheduled to be a three-week session before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, with an agenda filled with taxes and budget […]

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