Ag Trade: Groups Want to Reengage in Pacific Trade Partnership – DTN Oct 14, 2021

🕔Oct 14, 2021
Agricultural groups are frustrated over the lack of any new trade talks by the Biden administration, especially in Southeast Asia as other countries now increasingly want to join the 11-country […]

Ag Trade: Biden, China Plan Virtual Summit by Year’s End Oct 7, 2021

🕔Oct 7, 2021
Financial Times writers Demetri Sevastopulo and Ryan McMorrow reported on Thursday that, “Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to hold a virtual summit this year, in the first sign of improving relations between […]

Ag Trade: Biden’s Agenda Concerning China – DTN Oct 5, 2021

🕔Oct 5, 2021
While China has moved aggressively to meet its agricultural import goals under former President Donald Trump’s phase-one trade agreement, the current U.S. trade ambassador on Monday said the Biden administration […]

Ag Trade: China’s Hog Herd Expands, U.S. Corn Exports at Record Levels Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Earlier this week, Reuters writers Min Zhang, Shivani Singh and Dominique Patton reported that, “China’s sow herd declined for the first time in nearly two years, contracting 0.5% in July from the […]

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: USA Rice Supports Retaliatory Duties on Indian Rice Imports Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
Last month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. government is planning to address longstanding concerns with digital services taxes that are imposed on U.S. […]

Ag Trade: China – African Swine Fever Issues Persist, U.S. Tariffs Remain For Now Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
Reuters writer Dominique Patton reported late last week that, “A wave of African swine fever outbreaks this year has wiped out at least 20% of the breeding herd in northern China, […]

Ag Trade: A Look at China’s Hog Inventory, Implications for Corn Demand Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
Writing recently in the CARD (Center for Agricultural and Rural Development) Agricultural Policy Review, from Iowa State University (“Is China’s Hog Rebuilding Complete? Reconciling Inventory and Price Data“), Dermot Hayes, Xi He, and Wendong […]

Ag Trade: Caustic Round of U.S., China Talks Conclude; Chinese Corn Buying Continues Mar 22, 2021

🕔Mar 22, 2021
William Mauldin reported in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “High-level talks between the Biden administration and Beijing that veered into acrimony put the U.S.-China rivalry in sharp relief, complicating efforts by the two powers to […]

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