U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Other Countries – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

Mexico Tariff – Largest Market for U.S. Rice is Threatened by Trump Move

🕔Jun 6, 2019Last week, President Trump announced that he was going to enact a 5% tariff on all imports from Mexico unless that country stops Central American migrants from crossing its southern […]

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 […]

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