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Trump Says U.S. Open to TPP, If Better Deal Negotiated

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

President Donald Trump has left the door open to rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership through comments in a recent speech. However, the now TPP 11 countries may not be as welcoming, forging ahead to sign an agreement in March. Addressing the World Economic Forum in Switzerland last week, Trump said of the TPP nations, the U.S. would consider negotiating with them …

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Agri View: Agriculture Trade Changes

Dan Agri View, Trade

Everett Griner talks about the United States out of TPP Trade Group in today’s Agri View. Agriculture Trade Changes If you know anything at all about agriculture you will know the importance of export trade. Particularly, every crop we grow/produce commercially, is involved in this process. I have talked many times about NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. Which …

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AFBF Trade Adviser: TPP Deal Finalized Without the U.S.

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The American Farm Bureau’s  (AFBF) trade adviser says now that a TPP deal has been finalized without the U.S., Washington has little choice but to look for other trade deal partners in the Asia-Pacific, which is not the ideal situation. Canada’s Prime Minister announced last week that his country had finalized its own TPP with 10-nations in the Asia-Pacific region, …

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Cattlemen on TPP Moving Forward Without U.S.

Dan Cattle, Trade

It was announced this week the 11 nations that moved forward without the United States on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached a final agreement. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of International Trade and Market Access, Kent Bacus, says TPP would have been a great opportunity for U.S. beef. Cattlemen on TPP Moving Forward Without US from NCBA: Cattlemen …

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TPP 11 Agreement in Place, Signing set for March

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Just as Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) nations seemed ready to leave Canada behind, the nation has reached an agreement to sign the trade pact. Renamed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the agreement comes after talks in Japan this week, according to CBC News of Canada. With Canada now on board, with the approval of its agriculture sector, the …

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TPP Talks Continue as Canada Shows Hesitation

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Trade officials gathering this week in Tokyo are trying to forge ahead on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States but are bogged down by Canada. The member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, also known as TPP 11, reached a basic agreement on the pact in November. But, Canada is holding out to secure …

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Efforts Moving Ahead to Modernize KORUS

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Efforts by the U.S. and South Korea are moving ahead to modernize the 2011 Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, or ‘KORUS,’ a key trade agreement for the U.S. pork and beef industries. The South Korean government sent its parliament a plan to renegotiate KORUS and announced it’s ready to start talks. The White House must tell Congress it plans to launch …

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Canada Executives Urging Trudeau to Join U.S.-Free TPP

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Business leaders in Canada are trying to sway Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to join the now U.S.-free Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. In an open letter, more than a dozen business leaders are telling Trudeau to join the pact that the U.S. left earlier this year. Canada-based Business News Network reports the letter doesn’t specifically mention the threat of a …

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TPP Deal Expected This Week

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The remaining 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries plan to remove the Gross Domestic Product requirements to allow the deal to move forward without the United States this week. The Japan News reports that with the United States abandoning the accord, negotiators appear hopeful that changing the conditions will allow the remaining 11 nations to quickly implement a new pact. A …