Working with Administration on Trade

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, minus the U.S., took effect a few months ago. President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the TPP soon after taking office. But some of the new Presidential candidates have said they feel the U.S should try to get back in to it. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director of International Trade, Kent Bacus, was recently asked …

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U.S. Talking Trade with Japan This Week

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Trade talks are underway between Japan and the United States this week as Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer meets with Japan’s Economic Advisor. Agriculture complaints are “front and center” according to Politico, ever since President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the then-called Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Trump administration is expected to push for similar concessions for U.S. agriculture as seen in the …


Updated TPP to Take Effect This Year

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP) replacement that does not include the United States will take effect at the end of this year. Australia and Canada filed ratification documents this week for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, kicking off a 60-day waiting period before the agreement takes effect, as now six countries have ratified the deal. President Donald Trump removed …


Senators Grill Administration Officials at Trade Hearing

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Ag state senators peppered Trump Administration officials at USDA and the Office of the Trade Representative with questions regarding trade policy. The Thursday hearing focused on the Trump Administration’s policies and the resulting harm to American farmers from retaliatory tariffs. Politico says both Republicans and Democrats gave an earful to USDA chief economist Robert Johansson, Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign …

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Letter Urges Trump to Rejoin TPP

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

A letter from the Freedom Partners is urging the President to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. Freedom Partners started in 2011 to promote the benefits of free markets and a free society. The group launched an advertising campaign this week against President Trump’s trade policy and ongoing trade war with …


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. …

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. …


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 …