Rice: How Will Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Affect Exports?

🕔Mar 9, 2018President Trump may follow through as early as today on last week’s announcement that he will impose import duties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum.  Threats […]

Indiana: Trump Metal Tariffs Could Mean Lost Sales, Lost Jobs

🕔Mar 7, 2018Some Indiana manufacturers might initially benefit if tariffs proposed last week by President Donald Trump are enacted, but the state’s overall economy could suffer because other Indiana industries use what […]

Trade Retaliation Measures Could Hurt U.S. Farm Sector

🕔Mar 5, 2018A FarmPolicyNews update last month discussed executive branch implementation of U.S. import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, as well as the possibility of future implementation of import barriers on steel and aluminum.  That update […]

Soy & Corn: Fears of Retaliation from Trump Policies – DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018As the Commodity Classic show and expo wrapped up, farmers walked away worried they were seeing demand being undercut for both corn and soybeans because of different policy choices. Farmers […]

The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

🕔Dec 13, 2017Ready or not, 2017 is just a few weeks away from flipping the calendar. I always find it interesting to step back and take a look at the winners and […]

NAFTA: What’s the Story Behind It?

🕔Nov 13, 2017The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been in the news for the last year-and-a-half; in the summer of 2016, Presidential candidate Trump vowed from the campaign trail, to […]

Grain Market: Bitcoin and Blockchains Related to Commodity Trading – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017Soon it will be as easy for a large pension fund to trade bitcoin as it is to trade corn. The CME group announced last week it would open a […]

Cuba: Treasury and State Departments Tighten Restrictions

🕔Nov 8, 2017The other shoe dropped on U.S.-Cuba relations today when the U.S. Treasury Department released follow-up guidance to President Trump’s June announcement that he would be tightening sanctions and travel restrictions […]

Biodiesel Imports: Anti-Dumping Victory Handed Down – DTN

🕔Oct 26, 2017Importers of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia into the United States will face preliminary duties, the U.S. Department of Commerce said in a preliminary antidumping determination handed down on Monday. […]

Ag Groups Fear Trump Plan to Limit Steel Imports Will Backfire on Trade – DTN

🕔Jul 13, 2017Farm groups are cautioning the Trump administration not to open a “Pandora’s Box” by claiming restrictions on steel and aluminum are needed to protect “national security.” Eighteen agricultural groups wrote […]

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