Corn, Wheat, Rice: WTO Dispute Against Chinese Support Programs

🕔Mar 7, 2019A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel circulated its report on February 28, 2019 concerning a widely-watched case brought against China’s market price support for wheat, rice and corn during […]

Wheat, Rice: WTO Win for Farmers but No Guarantees – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. wheat and rice farmers got a big win over China announced Thursday by the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panel. But the victory could be short-lived because the Trump […]

Grain: U.S. Wins WTO Dispute – China’s Excessive Support to Producers

🕔Feb 28, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has provided trade distorting domestic […]

China Admits $21Bln in Excess Support Commitments – WTO Has the Next Move

🕔Jan 2, 2019After a substantial delay in notification to the World Trade Organization (WTO), last month China made public its 2011-2016 agricultural domestic support notifications.  In all six of these notifications, China’s […]

Farm Bill: The “Won’t Work” List Versus Supply Management – Commentary

🕔Nov 7, 2018The 2018 Farm Bill is being written in an intensely partisan environment. We see it in the campaign rallies and in the ads on television.  We see the results of […]

Rice: U.S. Complaint Against China’s Producer Subsidies Moves Forward

🕔Oct 17, 2018The second of two cases filed against China by the United States in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) legal system advanced this week and USA Rice COO Bob Cummings met […]

Grain Market History: When Did Politics Take Over? – DTN

🕔May 25, 2018Since early April, when a threat began to loom of retaliatory 25% tariffs on U.S. soybeans imported to China, the Chicago soybean futures market plummeted nearly 60 cents. It has […]

Rice and Wheat: U.S. Asserts First Ever WTO Claim Against India’s Price Support

🕔May 11, 2018On May 4, 2018, the United States submitted a counter notification in the WTO Committee on Agriculture on India’s market price support for wheat and rice – based on publicly […]

Rice: Brazil Reactivates Domestic Support Programs as Exports to U.S. Rise

🕔Apr 11, 2018Exports of Brazilian rice to the United States have jumped nearly 60 percent in the first two months of 2018 over the same time period last year. On the heels […]

Ag Trade: The U.S. and China Exchange Salvos

🕔Mar 23, 2018The U.S. and China have exchanged salvos adding fuel to fears of escalating trade sanctions between the two largest global economies.  Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced another action in the […]

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