International News/Trade

Long Term Outlook Shows Trade Issues to Define the Next Ten Years

A long-term outlook from the Department of Agriculture predicts trade will continue to dictate the agriculture sector over the next ten years. Specifically, the report says that over the next several years, the agricultural...

Chinese Leaders Visit NCGA St. Louis Office

Two business leaders from the People’s Republic of China visited the National Corn Growers Association’s St. Louis office yesterday to discuss the U.S. corn industry and NCGA’s role in working to create opportunities for...

China Could Triple U.S. Ag Purchases

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week again said China could triple its purchases of U.S. agricultural products. The U.S. and China are still hashing out the details of a trade agreement, now thought to...

China Could Triple U.S. Ag Purchases

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week again said China could triple its purchases of U.S. agricultural products. The U.S. and China are still hashing out the details of a trade agreement, now thought to...

Tentative Agreement Reached on China Trade Enforcement Mechanism

China and the U.S. have reached a tentative agreement on enforcement of a potential trade agreement between the two nations. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday the mechanism blocks Beijing from retaliating...
EU

U.S. Likely to Battle with EU Over Ag Before Trade Talks

U.S. Trade Representative chief agriculture negotiator Gregg Doud calls European Union protectionist measures "non-science-based" and "backward-looking." The comments signal a fight ahead between the EU and the U.S. before the two nations discuss a...

Mexico Ambassador Predicts Quick Mexico USMCA Passage

Mexico’s new ambassador to the United States recently predicted Mexico could quickly approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement that replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement. Pro Farmer reports the ambassador said, “Our process will...

U.S.-China Talks Wrap Up

Trade talks between the U.S. and China wrapped up this week and covered a wide range of topics. China’s Commerce Ministry released a statement saying the talks are helping to establish a way forward...

China Purchases More U.S. Soybeans

China purchased more soybeans earlier this week as the U.S. and China discussed the ongoing trade tensions between the two nations. Monday, Chinese importers purchased at least 180,000 metric tons, but some trade experts...

China Trade Talks Should Provide Direction

Trade talks between the U.S. and China this week should provide an early indication as to what political tensions between the two nations may disrupt the talks. Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeff Gerrish will...

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