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Farmers for Free Trade Report Highlights Damage from Chinese Retaliation

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

Farmers for Free Trade released a new report that highlights the significant impact that Chinese retaliation from steel and aluminum tariffs will have on a number of U.S. industries. The report shows that many American commodities will be hit hard, including U.S. wine, almonds, walnuts, pork, cherry, and several other commodities. The report also says certain states’ economies will be …

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ASA President Testifies to Congress Regarding Trade Tariffs

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Soybeans, Trade

The American Soybean Association President says retaliation by China against U.S. tariffs would undercut prices received by soybean farmers, and further hurt a depressed farm economy. Testifying to lawmakers Thursday, ASA President John Heisdorffer asked members of Congress to help soybean farmers “be part of the solution,” rather than “collateral damage.” Heisdorffer, an Iowa farmer, highlighted the importance of maintaining …

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Proposed Tariffs Realigning Soybean Trade

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Soybeans, Trade

The proposed tariffs on U.S. soybeans as part of the trade war beginnings between China and the U.S. is shifting trade habits. Trump announced the intention last week to seek $100 billion of tariffs on additional Chinese products, which comes after China announced intention of a 25 percent soybean tariff. Data from the Department of Agriculture Friday shows other nations …

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USMEF on China’s Additional Import Duties on U.S. Pork

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

Earlier this week the Chinese government announced the imposition of additional import duties on a range of U.S. products, including a 25 percent duty increase, on top of the existing 12 percent duty, on imports of U.S. pork and pork variety meat. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Joe Schuele has more. USMEF on China’s Additional Import Duties on US Pork …