A recent study looks at the potential economic impacts of sanitary and phytosanitary trade barriers on agricultural trade. Rod Bain and Jason Grant of Virginia Tech University.
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway provides a couple of key updates on tax reform and NAFTA.
“Our goal over the past two days was to ensure our Canadian counterparts understand that U.S. production agriculture has a keen interest in getting NAFTA done and done right. We have had productive conversations over the weekend with Canadian officials and are eager for negotiations to resume in Washington this week. As I’ve said before, U.S. production agriculture will continue to stay at negotiators elbow throughout this process to ensure their interests are taken into account.”
Complete export numbers for the first eleven months of the 2017 fiscal year are in. One analyst calls them encouraging.
USDA trade economist Bryce Cooke giving the export value of several bulk commodities during the first 11 months of the 2017 fiscal year compared to the same time frame a year ago.
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