Policy

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17 Jan, 2020

Could Dairy Be a Big Winner in the Phase One Trade Agreement?

Policy | By: Tyne Morgan

Just days after the U.S. and China signed the Phase One agreement, agricultural groups, traders and producers are still trying to sink their teeth into the scope of the trade deal.

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16 Jan, 2020

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes USMCA

Policy | By: The Associated Press

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial.

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16 Jan, 2020

Dairy Reaction to China Trade Deal: Relief Rather Than Elation

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Industry officials say Phase One is a good start, much more needs to be done.

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15 Jan, 2020

Phase 1 China Deal Signed Clearing Way for $80 Billion in Ag Purchases

Policy | By: John Herath

A phase one trade deal with China is official, clearing the way for America’s chief trade competitor to purchase $80 billion worth of U.S. agricultural goods over the next two years.

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15 Jan, 2020

Once USMCA Passes the Senate, Pay Attention to Canadian Implementation

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Once the deal passes the Senate, it will be Canada’s turn to ratify the agreement. 

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14 Jan, 2020

What Dairy Producers Hope to Find in the Phase One Deal with China

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This week on the AgriTalk Radio Show, Tom Vilsack, CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, outlined what he hopes to see in the deal.

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14 Jan, 2020

U.S. to Lift Yuan Manipulator Tag Ahead of China Trade Deal

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s administration plans to lift its designation of China as a currency manipulator, people familiar with the matter said, removing an obstacle to a trade deal the two nations are set to sign this week.

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07 Jan, 2020

Senate Passage of USMCA Likely Delayed Beyond This Week

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

A full Senate vote on President Donald Trump’s rewritten Nafta trade agreement will be put off until next week at the earliest, after the deal was referred to multiple committees for review, according to a GOP aide.

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03 Jan, 2020

USTR Ag Negotiator: "Very Doable" For China To Buy $80 Bil. In U.S. Ag

Policy | By: Marge Kulba

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may, in fact, sign the Phase One trade agreement.

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31 Dec, 2019

Trump Says He Will Sign Phase-One China Trade Deal Jan. 15

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will sign the first phase of a trade deal with China on Jan. 15.

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