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European Union

EU’s ag trade barriers firmly in the crosshairs

It was more than two months ago, in early May, when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sat down on a Tuesday morning with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in his second-floor office suite at USDA headquarters to discuss how they could push the Europeans into lowering trade barriers on U.S. farm commodities.
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Mexico’s new pork quota goes to competitors, bypassing U.S.

Mexico’s new 350,000-metric-ton quota for tariff-free pork imports is full, and none of that meat will likely be provided by U.S. producers, according to officials at USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. The quota was briefly seen as a potential lifeline for U.S. pork exporters, who were hit last week by Mexico with a 10 percent tariff that increases to 20 percent on July 5.
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Brazil, other competitors aim to win U.S. export markets

You won’t find any tourists in the muddy, mosquito-ridden town of Barcarena in Brazil’s state of Pará, but you can’t miss the almost constant parade of trucks pulling in and out of port facilities under the scorching sun or torrential rainfall on the country’s northern coast.
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Bayer to sell digital farming business to BASF

European Union, Justice Dept. poised to approve acquisition of Monsanto
Bayer said it will sell its digital farming business to BASF as part of an agreement with regulators to receive approval of its acquisition of Monsanto, which is expected to be finalized in the second quarter of this year.
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