Ag Trade: Ukraine, Russia Sign Black Sea Grain Export Deal Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    Reuters writers Ezgi Erkoyun, Ece Toksabay and Max Hunder reported on Friday that, “Russia and Ukraine signed a landmark deal on Friday to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea ports for grain exports, […]

    Ag Trade: Policymakers Ponder Russian Sanctions; Some See Improving Ag Supply Outlook Jun 28, 2022

    🕔Jun 28, 2022
    Alan Rappeport reported in today’s New York Times that, “As the United States and Europe contemplate their next rounds of sanctions to starve Russia of the revenue that is funding its war, there […]

    Ag Trade: Diplomats Address Deepening Food Crisis; Egypt Trims Wheat Imports Jun 27, 2022

    🕔Jun 27, 2022
    Missy Ryan reported in Saturday’s Washington Post that, “Top diplomats urged swift global action on Friday in the face of a mounting food crisis, as the war in Ukraine worsens conditions that […]

    ‘Revolutionary Change’ Coming in Trade Law, Mid-South Conference Keynote Says Jun 21, 2022

    🕔Jun 21, 2022
    If the proposed America Competes Act is passed, the United States will see a “revolutionary change in trade law,” Stephen Vaden, judge on the Court of International Trade, told attendees […]

    Ag Trade: President Biden Highlights “Temporary Silos” to Help Export Ukraine Grain Jun 16, 2022

    🕔Jun 16, 2022
    Reuters writer Michelle Nichols reported yesterday that, “U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that temporary silos would be built along the border with Ukraine in a bid to help export more grain and address a growing global food […]

    USDA’s Doug McKalip Nominated to U.S. Trade Rep Ag Negotiator Jun 13, 2022

    🕔Jun 13, 2022
    Last week, President Biden announced plans to formally nominate Doug McKalip to the role of chief agricultural negotiator within the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). This critical political position […]

    Rice: Congressional Trade Hearings Shine Spotlight on India’s Subsidy Violations Apr 2, 2022

    🕔Apr 2, 2022
    This week, India’s egregious World Trade Organization (WTO) domestic support violations, particularly those related to rice subsidies, were put front and center for U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai during […]

    Ag Trade: U.S. Patience with China “Wearing Thin,” as Purchase Commitments Fall Short Feb 11, 2022

    🕔Feb 11, 2022
    Reuters writers Andrea Shalal and David Lawder reported this week that, “U.S. officials called on Monday for ‘concrete action‘ from China to make good on its commitment to purchase $200 billion in additional U.S. […]

    Ag Trade: China’s Imports of U.S. Soy Rose in 2021, Administration Walks “Fine Line” on Phase One Trade Deal Jan 25, 2022

    🕔Jan 25, 2022
    Reuters writers Hallie Gu and Dominique Patton reported last week that, “China’s soybean imports from the United States in 2021 rose from the previous year as it stepped up agricultural purchases under a trade […]

    Ag Trade: China Missed Mark on Phase One Purchases – DTN Jan 20, 2022

    🕔Jan 20, 2022
    China fell about $16 billion short in meeting its commitments for agricultural purchases under the phase-one trade agreement and the Biden administration is looking for China to continue buying more […]


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