UEA Asks for End to Japanese Tariffs on Eggs

November 29, 2018

In comments on a potential U.S.-Japan trade agreement, the Further Processors Division of United Egg Association (UEA) said Japan’s tariffs on eggs and egg products should be eliminated.  Otherwise, UEA warned, free trade agreements that …

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United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

October 4, 2018

After 14 months of negotiations to update NAFTA, the United States, Mexico, and Canada have reached a new modernized trade agreement, now formally known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). NAFTA will remain in effect …

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NAFTA Talks Near End Game

September 20, 2018

U.S., Mexican and Canadian negotiators are approaching a September 30 deadline that might actually be a deadline, in contrast to earlier target dates.  Under U.S. trade laws, President Trump should send the text of changes …

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USDA Provides Details on Trade AID Programs

September 6, 2018

The Agriculture Department announced details of so-called “trade mitigation programs,” new spending of up to $12 billion in payments, purchases and market development for commodities affected by retaliation against President Trump’s numerous new tariffs. Under …

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NAFTA Negotiations Continue

September 6, 2018

The U.S. and Mexico have reached a preliminary agreement in principle to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In the wake of the announcement, Canadian trade officials met with the U.S. Trade Representative …

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