Trump Threatens New Tariffs on Mexico

June 6, 2019

Saying Mexico must do more to stem the flow of Central American migrants across the U.S. border, President Trump announced he would use emergency powers to impose a five percent tariff on all imports from …

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USMCA Odds Improve as Steel, Aluminum, Tariffs Removed

May 23, 2019

The Trump administration agreed to remove tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Mexico and Canada, resolving a dispute that had stalled Congressional consideration of the proposed U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). That broad trade pact would …

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UEP, UEA Call for Fair Access to Japanese Market

May 9, 2019

UEP and UEA’s Further Processor Division joined almost 90 other agricultural organizations and companies in asking the U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate access for U.S. farm goods in trade talks with Japan. In a letter …

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Trade Disputes Continue; Progress with China?

March 21, 2019

Multiple trade disputes continue to be a major market factor for agriculture and the economy as a whole. While progress has been made in talks with China, there is no agreement yet.  Meanwhile, the Trump …

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Trade Tensions Continue

December 13, 2018

President Trump could announce as early as this week that the United States will withdraw from the current North American Free Trade Agreement if Congress fails to approve the revised U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  Getting the …

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