America’s largest foreign beef customer is shifting to other suppliers as new free trade agreements have created vast blocs excluding the U.S., offering lower tariffs on agricultural and industrial goods.
Since 2012, ClipperData has been tracking movement in the energy market and recently added ag commodity tracking to its repertoire. The company uses port agents and satellites to track trade flows around the world.
Terra Exports, Las Vegas, has hired Manuel Escandon, who is based in Chile, as part of its South American expansion.
Trade talks between the U.S. and China reached a turning point on Thursday.
China's top trade negotiator is expected to travel to Washington next week.
China could increase U.S. pork imports to the highest ever this year as part of its commitment to bolster purchases of American farm goods to resolve the trade war between the two countries.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa is more than Iowa’s second largest city. It’s also a processing powerhouse, home to major names like Cargill and ADM.