Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

LATEST NEWS FROM Trade

Tomato suspension agreement
10:21AM Aug 21, 2019

UPDATED: Deal struck between Commerce Department, Mexican growers

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
(UPDATED, 1:28 p.m.) Mexican tomato growers and the U.S. Commerce Department struck a deal for a new tomato suspension agreement late Aug. 20.
13:00PM Aug 19, 2019

U.S.-Mexico Tomato Trade War Faces Crucial Deadline

Bloomberg
Wire Service
A key deadline is set to lapse Monday that could lead to permanent U.S. tariffs on Mexican tomato imports, with costs potentially hitting American consumers when the weather turns cold
Trump & Xi
12:16PM Aug 19, 2019

Trump Says U.S. Is Talking With China but Not Ready for a Deal

Bloomberg
Wire Service
President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” but suggested he wasn’t ready to sign a trade deal.
14:57PM Aug 16, 2019

Signal to Noise: Trump Takes Heat from Ethanol, Wheat Groups

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor
Ethanol and wheat groups talked of betrayal by President Donald Trump this week.
10:21AM Aug 16, 2019

Trump’s New Farm Tariffs No Match for China’s Retaliatory Duties

Bloomberg
Wire Service
President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on Chinese agricultural products are likely to hurt the Asian nation a lot less than the retaliatory duties Beijing already imposes on the U.S.
09:01AM Aug 16, 2019

Trade War Stifles the Rural Economy

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
The rural economy is struggling, according to the latest Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI).
11:51AM Aug 15, 2019

President Scoffs At U.S. Wheat Exports To Japan, Growers React

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
President Trump talked about the need to shrink the trade deficit with Japan during a rally this week. The President compared auto trade to wheat in his comments at the