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Japan TPP Ratification Brings Concerns for U.S. Wheat

Dan Industry News Release, Trade, Wheat

U.S. wheat farmers are concerned with the recent move by Japan to ratify the updated Trans-Pacific Partnership last week. U.S. Wheat Associates says implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership without the United States is “a time bomb” set to demolish more than 60 years of work to develop a “large and loyal market” for U.S. wheat in Japan. …

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Agri View: Agriculture Trade Problems

Dan Agri View, Trade

Everett Griner talks about trade problems in today’s Agri View. Everett discusses how this will affect export possibilities for the producers. Trade Problems Farmers were one of President Trump’s largest support groups in the last election. The problem he has created for all of them may possible change that in the next one. These embargoes. Changes in TPP, and NAFTA. …

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Trump: Not Interested in Re-joining TPP

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

President Donald Trump says “I don’t want to go back into” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump told reporters “the media has not covered the TPP correctly.” President Trump however did say that “if they offered us a deal that I can’t refuse, on behalf of the United States, I would …

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Trump Tells Trade Team to Look Into Re-joining TPP

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

During a meeting with farm-state lawmakers, President Donald Trump said he has directed his trade team to look into rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Meeting with Senators and other leaders from the Midwest, President Trump heard of the troubles his trade policy is posing to agriculture, and the benefits of TPP to farmers and ranchers. Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska, who …

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TPP Leaves U.S. Behind

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries officially left the U.S. behind Thursday, signing an amended agreement that does not include the United States. The 11 nations signed what is now called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership the same day the U.S. moved to a more trade protectionist status, rolling out tariffs for steel and aluminum imports. …

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USTR Wants Renewal of Trade-Promotion Authority

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) says it plans to ask for a three-year extension of trade-promotion authority in order to negotiate new trade deals. Robert Lighthizer says those discussions could be with Japan, Vietnam, and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership if they’re interested. Politico quotes Lighthizer as saying, “The Trump administration will aggressively negotiate trade deals …

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Treasury Secretary Mentions U.S. Possibly Re-joining TPP

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

It’s been over a year since President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the multinational Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. is willing to discuss possibly rejoining the trade pact. He spoke recently at an investment summit meeting sponsored by the U.S. Chamber. According to Mnuchin, renegotiating the agreement is “absolutely on the table” and he’s …

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Trump Says Re-entering TPP is “possible”

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

A Bloomberg report says President Trump would consider rejoining 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 Turnbull last Friday. “TPP was a very bad deal for the United States,” said Trump. “There’s a possibility we could be going back in if offered …