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Trump Administration Plans Hearing on Trade with Japan

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Trump administration will hold a hearing in December to help craft negotiating objectives for a trade deal between the U.S. and Japan. A recent Federal Register notice seeks public comment with a deadline of November 26th, and a hearing scheduled for December 10th in Washington, DC. The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office is seeking the comments to develop U.S. negotiating …

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Canada, Mexico, Want Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Lifted

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Canada and Mexico want the U.S. to remove steel and aluminum tariffs now that a NAFTA 2.0 framework is in place. Canada has asked the U.S. to lift the tariffs “as soon as possible.” Mexico’s top negotiator for the North American Free Trade Agreement, now the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, says Mexico should not sign the agreement until the tariffs have been …

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Japan-EU Trade Deal to Increase Market Competition

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

A trade agreement between the European Union and Japan will increase competition for the United States. Japan’s conclusion of the trade agreement, and efforts to complete the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, will increase competition in Japan for U.S. oilseed and vegetable products, according to the Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service. The two agreements contain tariff concessions for a …

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U.S. Seeking Trade Agreements with Japan, EU, UK

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The U.S. formally announced it will seek trade agreements with Japan, the European Union and the United Kingdom. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced this week that the U.S. will seek to negotiate three separate trade agreements with Japan, the EU and the U.K. The European Union has downplayed the announcement, despite ongoing exploratory talks since this summer. The EU …

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Farm Bureau says U.S.-Japan Trade Statement Bodes Well for Future

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

The following statement can be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “The joint statement between President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the pursuit of trade opportunities that benefit both nations is great news for America’s farmers and ranchers. This affirmation by both nations to enter negotiations bodes well for the future and indicates the …

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NCBA “Strongly Supports” Expanding Trade with Japan

Dan Beef, Cattle, Industry News Release, Trade

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester released the following statement in response to the announcement that the United States and Japan will pursue a bilateral trade agreement: “The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association strongly supports President Trump’s commitment to expanding trade with Japan. Today’s announcement is exciting news for America’s beef producers because Japan is our top export market, …

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Perdue on Negotiations for a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding today’s agreement between President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinz? Abe to begin negotiations for a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement: “Achieving high-standard trade agreements is a top priority for American agriculture, and the announcement of the beginning of negotiations for a U.S.-Japan trade agreement is an important step in …

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Trump China Trade War Troubling Talks with Japan

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The ongoing trade war with China is threatening trade relations with Japan. Reuters reports that the start of a second round of trade talks between Japan and the United States will be delayed until after fresh tariffs imposed on China by the United States come into force on September 24th. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Trump were expected …

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Japan, EU, Sign Trade Agreement

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

While the United States remains engaged in a trade disruptive environment, the European Union and Japan have signed a free trade agreement. The agreement, signed Tuesday, is hoped to counteract the protectionist trade environment fueled by the U.S. and President Donald Trump, according to Reuters. The agreement creates one of the world’s largest open economic areas. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo …