California: Trump Dumps TPP – Almond Industry Touts Strong Global Trade Jan 24, 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017
The Almond Alliance of California, an organization made up of hullers and related processors, responded to President Trumps dumping of the Trans-Pacific Partnership with a call for developing “strong global […]

Rice: TTP is Gone. USA Rice Hopes for Improved Trade Agreements with Japan and the EU Jan 24, 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017
President Trump yesterday followed through on a key campaign promise and sent a Memorandum to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) instructing the agency to inform the 11 […]

Farm Policy: Trump Dumps TPP- Ag Export Opportunities Potentially Lost Jan 24, 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017
Financial Times writers Demetri Sevastopulo, Shawn Donnan and Courtney Weaver reported yesterday that, “President Donald Trump signalled he will put trade protectionism at the heart of his economic policy, withdrawing the […]

Trump Dumps TPP – Ag Groups Feel Pain Over Loss of Huge Trade Pact – DTN Jan 23, 2017

🕔Jan 23, 2017
At least a few agricultural groups were vocal in their criticism Monday after President Donald Trump followed through on a campaign promise by signing a memorandum to withdraw from the […]

Trade Agreements: Not Sufficient for Gains to Outweigh Losses – Commentary Jan 5, 2017

🕔Jan 5, 2017
One of the surprise issues of the 2016 election was trade policy. For decades Republicans and some Democrats have supported a succession of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements including the […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will He or Won’t He Kill It? – DTN Dec 1, 2016

🕔Dec 1, 2016
Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, is counting on President-elect Donald Trump not following through on a vow to drop out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.   Arkansas voters […]

Ag in Politics: TPP Dead? Russian Trade Possible – Rabobank Nov 18, 2016

🕔Nov 18, 2016
After a long and turbulent presidential campaign, the American people have elected Donald Trump, the Republican candidate, as their 45th President. In addition, the Republican Party won the Senate, the […]

Failure of Trans-Pacific Partnership Will be Costly for Agriculture Trade – DTN Nov 4, 2016

🕔Nov 4, 2016
Despite all the anti-trade campaign rhetoric, the Obama administration is continuing its uphill push to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress in the lame-duck session.   On a call Thursday […]

U.S. Meat Exports: TPP Expected to Level the Playing Field – DTN Mar 14, 2016

🕔Mar 14, 2016
Phil Seng, president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation, said the time is not ripe to make any volume increase forecast for exports to Japan, but the Trans-Pacific […]

Ag Secretary Stresses Optimism on His Way Out – DTN Mar 4, 2016

🕔Mar 4, 2016
As Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack continues his somewhat farewell tour of speeches as President Barack Obama’s longest-serving cabinet member, he continues to stress optimism for rural America and the importance […]

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