International News/Trade

Mexico, Canada Don’t Want Tariff Exemptions Tied to NAFTA

Mexico and Canada were happy to hear about President’s Trump’s willingness to exclude them from tariffs on steel and aluminum exports to the U.S. However, they expect any talks about a possible permanent exemption...

Trump Considering Trade Protection Measures Against China

The Trump administration is mulling trade protections against Chinese investments in the United States and a broad range of tariffs. The consideration is seen as a punishment by the administration to Beijing for its...

Trump Says Re-entering TPP is “possible”

A Bloomberg report says President Trump would consider re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership if the U.S. could negotiate more favorable terms. Trump made the announcement during a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm...

Trump to Sit Down with Mexican President

The North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations will be just one of the topics President Trump will discuss with the President of Mexico when they meet in the next few weeks. Bloomberg says they...

Canada Says Serious Challenges Remain in NAFTA Talks

Some serious challenges remain to be overcome before Canada will ever sign off on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Canada’s Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, says hardline demands for reforms from the...

Study into Foreign Competitors Increase Investment In Developing Ag Exports

The latest analysis of foreign export promotion program investment shows that several competing countries and the European Union spent close to $1 billion in public funds on agricultural export promotion in 2016, outspending the...

Study Shows Foreign Competitors Increase Investment In Developing Ag Exports While U.S. Lags Behind

The latest analysis of foreign export promotion program investment shows that several competing countries and the European Union spent close to $1 billion in public funds on agricultural export promotion in 2016, outspending the...

Dairy Industry Urges Swift Confirmation of Trade Negotiator for Agriculture

The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today urged the U.S. Senate to swiftly approve Gregg Doud as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade...

Farm, Trade Policy Experts Refute Critics in House Ag Committee Briefings

Approximately 100 Hill staffers attended a pair of briefings this week that closely examined and debunked a number of farm policy criticisms leveled by the Heritage Foundation and other anti-farmer organizations. The briefings, hosted by...

Rounds Joins 35 Senators in Letter to President Outlining Benefits of NAFTA

U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota, along with 35 of his colleagues, today sent a letter to President Trump highlighting the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to the United...

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