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: 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. […]

Rice Market Update: India Exceeds Farmer Supports, Invokes WTO Clause…..Again Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
Cash prices in the delta were a little mixed this week as Texas inched higher, but Louisiana moved lower. Prices were largely flat among the other rice-growing states. The USDA’s […]

Rice Market: India Under WTO Scrutiny, Actively Tries to Avoid Subsidy Challenges Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Late last month, members of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Committee on Agriculture held a regularly-scheduled meeting to discuss existing ministerial decisions, COVID-19, and impacts on farm policy around the […]

Rice Market: Lack of WTO Appeals May Invite Trade Violations May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
When a country believes another is violating its trade commitments, it can take the issue to the World Trade Organization (WTO), that provides a neutral forum to litigate and settle […]

Coronavirus: Restricting Ag Exports – Importance of Keeping Supply Chains Open Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Joe Wallace reported this week that, “Consumers are loading up on pasta, rice and bread. Farm supply lines are disrupted. Countries are restricting agricultural exports. […]

Global Markets: Rice – Medium- and Short-Grain Trade Overview Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […]

Will Lack Of Sustainability Proof Hurt U.S. Export Sales? – DTN Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
With U.S. agriculture dependent on global trade, it will become more critical over time to demonstrate sustainability goals in the future for companies and farmers to maintain export competitiveness, a […]

WTO Report on Chinese Administration of Ag Tariff Rate Quotas May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel circulated its report on April 18, 2019 concerning U.S. claims that China’s administration of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for corn, rice and wheat […]

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