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Everett Griner talks about trade future for NAFTA and TPP in today’s Agri View. Continue reading

Singapore will push forward to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a change from other nations taking a wait and see approach after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the trade agreement. Continue reading

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China claims a trade meeting in Chile this week is not strictly about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, once led by the United States. Representatives from the 12 member countries that formed the TPP, along with China and South Korea are meeting in Chile. Continue reading

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More than 80 agriculture groups signed off on a letter to President Donald Trump Tuesday, calling on the administration to reduce and eliminate tariffs and other restrictive agricultural policies in the Asia-Pacific region. Continue reading

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Newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump has already followed through with key campaign promises related to trade policy – moves that have caused concern among grain farmers whose price is being supported by export sales. Continue reading

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Trans-Pacific Partnership member nations are hoping to salvage the trade deal after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the agreement by executive order. Continue reading

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) urged the Trump Administration not to retreat from pursuing new trade opportunities in the Pacific Rim, and to protect the agricultural trade relationship between the United States and Mexico. Continue reading

AFBF Pres. Zippy Duvall agriculture trade


“U.S. agriculture creates jobs and supports economic growth in rural America, and American agriculture depends on maintaining and increasing access to markets outside the United States. Trade is vital to the success of our nation’s farmers and ranchers. More than 25 percent of all U.S. ag production ultimately goes to markets outside our borders.

“While President Trump signed an executive order withdrawing our nation from the Trans- Pacific Partnership, we viewed TPP as a positive agreement for agriculture – one that would have added $4.4 billion annually to our struggling agriculture economy. Continue reading

“Sparking a trade war with Canada, Mexico, and Asia will only lead to higher prices for American-produced beef in those markets,” NCBA Says

Tracy Brunner, President of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he is withdrawing the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and may seek to take action on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): Continue reading

A video statement released by President-elect Donald Trump this week indicated he would follow through on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Continue reading

As expected, the outgoing Obama administration is throwing in the towel regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. DTN reports the White House will not seek a vote on the agreement during the lame duck session of Congress. Continue reading

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Many agriculture groups are now switching their focus to making a push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership before a new Congress. Continue reading

TPP (Trans-pacific partnership) and Negotiating countrie's flagsVice President Joe Biden said last week the chances for Congress to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal were slim. Biden said he sees a “less than even chance” that the U.S. Congress approves the 12-country trade pact before the next administration takes office in January, according to Fortune Magazine. Continue reading

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The American Farm Bureau Federation, the Coalition of Services Industries, the Information Technology Industry Council and the National Association of Manufacturers today called on the president and congressional leadership to work together to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement by year-end. Continue reading

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Vietnam is set to delay ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership until next year, as anxiety is rising over the deal in the U.S. Congress and the anti-trade presidential campaigns. A top government official in Vietnam has suggested the National Assembly hold off on a vote on the 12-nation deal during the next session starting in mid-October because “many countries in the world haven’t approved it.” Continue reading

Getting a vote this year on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was the top issue on which pork producers from around the country lobbied their congressional lawmakers this week during the biannual legislative fly-in of the National Pork Producers Council.

In addition to the TPP, more than 130 producers from 20 states Wednesday and Thursday urged their senators and representatives to include funding in the next Farm Bill for a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank and to oppose a U.S. Department of Agriculture regulation – the so-called GIPSA rule – that would restrict the buying and selling of livestock. Continue reading

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