Rice Market: 120K Tons Sold to Iraq Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Sales of 80,000 tons of U.S. rice to Iraq have just been announced by ADM (subject to letter of credit approval), and an additional 40,000 tons was sold by Supreme […]

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 […]

USA Rice Governing Board Elects 2 New Leaders Jul 9, 2021

🕔Jul 9, 2021
With their two-year terms ending later this month, the chairs of two USA Rice governing boards handed their gavels to two rising industry leaders. Kirk Satterfield, a Mississippi rice farmer […]

Rice: Historic Flooding Destroys Thousands of Acres Jun 21, 2021

🕔Jun 21, 2021
As the floodwaters from the recent weather event here recede, damage from these storms is still being assessed, though it is feared the areas impacted will be much greater than […]

Global Rice Consumption Increases While U.S. Production Decreases May 21, 2021

🕔May 21, 2021
The USA Rice World Market Price (WMP) Subcommittee held its second meeting of 2021 yesterday, in what members and guests hope will be the last virtual gathering of the Subcommittee […]

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: Longtime Republican Trade Staffer Named WTO Deputy May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Last week, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala named her four deputy director generals, including Angela Ellard of the U.S., Anabel González of Costa Rica, Ambassador Jean-Marie […]

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 Policy: Growing Climate Solutions Act Introduced in Senate Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced a new version of the Growing Climate Solutions Act today, a bill that aims to create a […]

Rice Market: EU Bans Propiconazole, Potential Trade Implications Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Rice shipments, like many other food exports, are becoming increasingly subject to inappropriately low, precautionary maximum residue limits (MRLs) set by overseas markets. Among the shipments most impacted are those […]

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