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USMCA
10:57AM Nov 21, 2019

Pelosi: USMCA Vote May Slip to 2020

Bloomberg
Wire Service
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is meeting Thursday with USTR Robert Lighthizer, but she said even if they reach deal on the stalled U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement, there might not be
10:43AM Nov 20, 2019

U.S. Agricultural Trade Surplus Shrinks to Smallest Since 2006

Bloomberg
Wire Service
The U.S. is set to post the smallest agricultural trade surplus since 2006, with costlier imports shrinking the difference between the value of exports and inbound shipments.
US Japan Trade Talks
08:49AM Nov 19, 2019

Japan’s Lower House Passes U.S. Trade Deal Sought by Trump

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Japan’s powerful lower house of parliament approved Tuesday a trade pact with the U.S. that opens the country’s markets to American beef and other agricultural products.
13:48PM Nov 18, 2019

Perdue Directs FSA To Prioritize MFP Payments

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
County FSA offices have been directed to prioritize processing of the payments and conclude that by November 22.
08:24AM Nov 18, 2019

China, U.S. Trade Talks Continue With Some Signs of Progress

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Top negotiators from China and the U.S. talked again this weekend, after signs of concessions from both sides on some of the outstanding issues.
15:25PM Nov 14, 2019

Ag Groups Plead ‘Pass USMCA’ Soon

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
While all eyes are on the U.S. House impeachment hearings, rumors swirl the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) could come up for a vote as early as next week.
08:54AM Nov 14, 2019

China Lifts Ban on U.S. Poultry Even as Farm Buys Bog Down Talks

Bloomberg
Wire Service
China lifted its four-year-old ban on U.S. poultry shipments, a small sign of trade-deal progress at a time when agriculture purchases have become a sticking point in negotiations.