trans pacific partnership

USTR Works on TPP Countries; Midwest Colleges Best in Ag
**A void created when the U.S. pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has lawmakers pushing the Trump administration for clues to how the U.S. will increase Pacific Rim trade without the massive trade pact.
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer assured members of the House Ways and Means Commit…
Trump Calls Out Canadian Dairy; Japan to Try TPP Without U.S.
**President Trump has promised Wisconsin dairy farmers the administration will resolve trade inequities with Canada.
Trump made his first comments condemning Canadian dairy trade policies during a stop in Wisconsin last week.
In a letter to the President, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and New York G…
Dairy Council Trade Mission; Census of Agriculture 2017
**The American Coalition for Ethanol has outlined regulatory reform priorities it wants for the EPA.
Executive Vice President, Brian Jennings says their top priority will be for the EPA to revise emission standards to allow E15 and higher ethanol blends to be sold year-round...
Trump Address to Congress; Zinke Confirmed
**In his first address to Congress, President Trump declared the “time for small thinking is over” and called for massive infrastructure spending, deep tax cuts and immigration reforms he promised would unleash new economic growth.
Trump also touted his “historic effort” to roll back and eliminate “j…
U.S. Trade with Japan; Sugar Import Tariffs
In a White House news conference Friday, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stressed the importance of improving trade ties between the two countries, a welcome sign for the Ag sector still reeling from the loss of the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Retracting Regulations; Beef & Pork Trade with Japan
President Donald Trump is soon expected to begin signing a growing stack of fast-tracked legislation aimed at eliminating many Obama administration rules and regulations.
Trump’s commitment to slashing federal regulations, particularly those dealing with energy and the environment, is…
Japanese PM Visits Trump; Syngenta Facing Lawsuits
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits President Trump on Friday as they seek to shore up the trade and security relationship between the countries in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Trump and Abe spoke by phone last month, with reports they’d bo…
Ag’s Reaction to Trump Pulling U.S. From TPP
President Donald Trump officially pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade pact the Obama administration spent years orchestrating in order to give the U.S. a new leadership role among Pacific Rim countries.
Trump signed the executive order Monday leaving the remaining …

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