Chinese trade practices

WTO Officially Acknowledges Chinese Subsidies Violate Rules

Dan Economy, Trade

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has now officially ruled in favor of the U.S. in a complaint related to Chinese subsidies for agricultural products.  The WTO dispute settlement panel found that China exceeded international standards for farming support, causing trade distortion and creating artificial pricing for wheat and rice.  The ruling was expected to go in favor of the U.S. …

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Secretary Perdue to Mark Return of U.S. Beef in China

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Trade

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in China this Friday and Saturday, along with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus. As Gary Crawford reports, Perdue will meet with Chinese government officials in Beijing and Shanghai to celebrate the return of American beef products …


U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Heads to Washington

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

The United State’s Cattlemen’s Association will bring a delegation of producers to Washington D.C. this week to talk issues with legislators. States represented at the fly-in will include Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas. USCA President Kenny Graner says this is an opportunity for cattlemen to put a face on the issues being debated …