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Panamax Vessel US Wheat

Farm groups rail against Trump’s tariffs

Farm group leaders and lawmakers railed against President Donald Trump’s trade policy and tariffs in a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing today, bemoaning the effects on the ag sector as China, Mexico, Canada, the European Union, Turkey and others retaliate.
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soybeans and farmer

Trump administration to farmers: Hold fast in rough times ahead

The Trump administration dispatched two of its top trade officials to meet with farm groups last week and the message was straightforward: The trade war that has generated tens of billions of dollars in tariffs on U.S. farm commodities isn’t likely to be over soon, and the ag sector needs to prepare for a lot more pain.
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Robert Lighthizer, USTR

US announces $200 Billion more in tariffs on China

President Donald Trump is following through with promises to hit China with new tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced today, escalating a trade war that is already hurting the U.S. agriculture sector.
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Senators’ frustrations rise with Trump’s tariffs

Republican and Democratic senators let loose Wednesday with scathing criticism for President Donald Trump’s escalating tariffs and tariff threats that are attracting retaliation from around the globe. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross tried to defend the tariffs at a Senate hearing, but most of the lawmakers appeared not to be swayed.
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