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Senate Advances Fast Track Bill

Posted May 18, 2015 The Senate voted 65-33 to advance a Trade Promotion Authority bill, or Fast Track, opening it...

Ag Groups Worried Over TPP Finalization Before TPA Enacted

Posted January 28, 2015 U.S. trade officials could finalize the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the coming months, according to...

China Approves Syngenta Corn, GMO Trait MIR 162

Posted December 22, 2014 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Chinese officials have approved imports of Syngenta GMO corn...

WTO Ruled in Favor of U.S.

Posted October 15, 2014 India broke several World Trade Organization (WTO) trade rules when it banned imports of American poultry,...

Senators Making Efforts to Keep COOL

Posted October 8, 2014 On Monday, a group of 32 U.S. Senators urged Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby to...

U.S., Brazil Resolve Decade-Long Dispute

Posted October 2, 2014 On Wednesday, The U.S. and Brazil ended a decade-long dispute over subsidies paid to cotton growers,...

Rough Week for U.S., Japan Trade Talks

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

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

–> 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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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...