STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Mixing politics and trade
It's hard to say how much the agreement to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba will help Upper Midwest agriculture. Cuba wants and needs many of the ag products raised he... Posted on 12/19/14 at 10:22 AM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS A match made in China
South Dakota wants to establish a sister-state in China and it looks like Inner Mongolia might be the right match.
Speaking by phone from a trade mission stop in Shanghai on May 14, Gov. Dennis Dauga... Posted on 5/14/14 at 3:03 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Fast, Easy Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
If you join me on Tuesdays for my food column, you may notice that I like the words "fast" and "easy," not to mention "inexpensive" and "good for you," and this recipe incorporates at least the firs... Posted on 9/24/13 at 6:44 PM
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Finance ranking member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., released the long-awaited bill to grant President Barack Obama trade promotion authority (TPA) on April 16, but it is still unclear whether that legislation will pass Congress.
TOKYO - Japan and the United States will hold cabinet-level trade talks from this weekend, but are unlikely to seal a final deal, seen as crucial for a broader trans-Pacific free trade pact, by a summit this month, Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari said on Friday.
At least five merchant vessels carrying food are stuck off Yemen, shipping data showed on Wednesday, as warships from a Saudi-led coalition search them for weapons bound for Iran-allied Houthi rebel forces, with delays adding to a humanitarian crisis.
BEIJING - China imported 4.49 million tonnes of soybeans in March, up 5.4 percent from the month before as the world's top buyer of the oilseed shifts to cheaper South American supplies, official customs data showed on Monday.
Niu Shuping and Dominique Patton
April 13, 2015
TOKYO - Japanese and U.S. officials will meet from Wednesday in a bid to strike a two-way deal that would give momentum to a pan-Pacific free-trade pact, the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), in time for a leaders' summit late this month.
CHICAGO - The U.S. government on Thursday reduced its forecasts for poultry exports by nearly 6 percent from last month due partly to an accelerating outbreak of bird flu that has triggered wider-than-expected trade restrictions.
Russia may extend a tax on wheat exports beyond July 1, but is yet to make a final decision, Russian news agencies cited Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, who is in charge of the sector, as saying on Friday.
Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari says it would be difficult to reach an agreement in two-way trade talks between Japan and the United States unless U.S. lawmakers fast-tracked trade promotion legislation.
The sudden U.S. engagement with Cuba has helped the European Union’s own bilateral talks on improving relations with the Communist-led island, a top European diplomat said on Thursday at the conclusion of two days of negotiations in Havana.
Australian horticulture exports to Korea have jumped since the start of a free trade agreement late last year, Australian officials say, boosting hopes for a similar benefit from a trade deal with China.
The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners and urge the U.S. Congress to lift the trade embargo against the Caribbean nation.
Growth Energy, the organization of ethanol plant builders and operators, supports granting trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama so the administration can complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and work on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis said.
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