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Rough Week for U.S., Japan Trade Talks

  • September 30, 2014

Posted September 30, 2014 Trade talks with Japan experienced a bumpy week when both countries blamed the other for a...

Cargill Seeking Damages from Syngenta

  • September 19, 2014

Posted September 19, 2014   Cargill files a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds seeking damages for China rejecting U.S. genetically modified...

Stabenow to Create Foreign Acquisitions Legislation

  • September 17, 2014

–> Posted September 17, 2014 Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow is developing new legislation to change how the government reviews...

China Increases U.S. Sorghum Import Regulations

  • September 4, 2014

Posted September 4, 2014 China’s quarantine authorities have stopped shipments of U.S. alfalfa due to the presence of genetically modified...

USTR Seeking Comments for Annual Report

  • August 27, 2014

Posted August 27, 2014 The interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) will convene a public hearing to seek public comment...

Putin Issues Decree to Ban Imports from U.S. and Europe

  • August 7, 2014

Posted August 7, 2014 As a result of Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine, Russia ordered...

Cattle Groups Pleased with Cool Appeal

  • August 6, 2014

Posted August 6, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that required meat producers to label...

APHIS Proposing Regulations for Apples Imported From China

  • July 21, 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing an amendment to the fruits and vegetables...

China’s Cotton Production Shrinks, Leading to Opportunities for U.S.

  • July 21, 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 China is growing significantly less cotton than in the past, which creates opportunities for the U.S.,...

Groups Urge Congress to Take Action on Cool Dispute

  • June 30, 2014

Posted June 30, 2014 A broad coalition of industries is urging Congress to take action on the U.S. Country of...

Anti-Dumping Duties Imposed on U.S. Ethanol Blended in Norway

Posted June 6, 2014   The European Commission decided to apply anti-dumping duties on all U.S. ethanol coming to the European...

Final Judgment Issued on Preserved Mushrooms from the People’s Republic of China

Posted June 5, 2014   The U.S. Court of International Trade issued final judgment in Blue Field (Sichuan) Food Indus. Co.,...

U.S. Senators Seek to End U.S. Regulations on International Food and Aid Programs

Posted June 4, 2014   Two U.S. senators introduced legislation to end U.S. restrictions on international food aid programs, which would...

WTO Morals Decision Could Set Precedent for Trade Regulations

Posted May 23, 2014   On Thursday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) appeals panel upheld the European Union’s ban on seal...

Committee Confirms Vetter as Chief Agricultural Trade Negotiator

Posted May 23, 2014   The Senate Finance Committee has unanimously confirmed Darci Vetter as Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the Office...

Japan Will Not Abolish Agricultural Tariffs in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Posted May 21, 2014   In recent talks, Japan told trading partners involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations that it...

International Trade Commission Finds Sugar from Mexico Harms U.S. Producers

Posted May 14, 2014   The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recently determined that the U.S. sugar industry is likely materially...

US and Japan Make Progress on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Posted May 8, 2014   Japan and the United States reached a basic agreement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations, described...

Australia-Japan Trade Deal Could Impact Trans Pacific Partnership Negotiations

  • April 21, 2014

Posted April 21, 2014   Japan and Australia recently reached a bilateral trade deal, agreeing to lower import tariffs on several...

Mexico Publishes Rule Allowing Import of U.S. Potatoes

  • April 10, 2014

Posted April 10, 2014   Mexico recently released a rule, lifting the restrictions on imports of U.S. fresh potatoes, according to...