Rice: U.S.- China Trade Dispute Heats Up on Rice Imports

🕔Jul 24, 2018The United States has provided the latest salvo in the escalating trade dispute with China, and for the first time has taken aim at rice imports. Details of the President’s […]

Rice: California Farmer Elected New USA Rice Chairman

🕔Jul 13, 2018New chairmen for USA Rice and The Rice Foundation were elected by their respective Boards of Directors during annual meetings on July 13.   Charley Mathews, Jr., USA Rice’s new chairman […]

Rice Market: Turkey Raises Import Tariffs in Trade Retaliation

🕔Jul 5, 2018USA Rice staff traveled to Turkey last week to meet with local trade and gather firsthand market information on the country’s rapidly changing political and economic environment. Turkey faces strong […]

Rice: U.S. Gains Greater Foothold in Japanese Sushi Market

🕔Jun 27, 2018Shokuryu Co., Ltd., a nationwide food wholesaler of seafood items in Japan, recently added U.S. medium grain to their product line for their sushi-related customers. Earlier this month, the company […]

Rice: Trade Mission to Japan Points to Market Opportunities

🕔Jun 20, 2018Last week’s trade mission to Japan, with approximately 100 participants, was the largest in USDA history. Designed to reach new contacts and potential customers for U.S. agricultural products in Tokyo […]

U.S. Rice on China Retaliation List

🕔Jun 19, 2018The Trump administration announced on Friday an additional 25% import duty on $34 billion worth of high tech imports from China. China immediately responded by announcing a similar duty hike on $34 […]

Rice: U.S., Taiwan Work Toward Consistent Grading Standards

🕔Jun 7, 2018Representatives from the U.S. and Taiwan rice industries met for two days last month to discuss a range of technical issues influencing rice trade. The technical meeting occurs annually and […]

Ag Trade: Amidst Chinese Uncertainties, Rice Sees Possibilities

🕔May 22, 2018U.S. trade with China returned to the headlines this week after a weekend of talks between the U.S. and Chinese governments.  U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the looming trade […]

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 […]

Rice and Beer Come Together – Win Homebrewing Competition

🕔May 16, 2018The winner of the first annual PNW (Pacific Northwest) Gluten-Free Homebrewing Competition is a beer made with rice. Dad’s Red Ale, an American Amber Ale brewed by Joe Morris from […]

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