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Bill Tomson

Bill Tomson

Bill Tomson

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Brexit plan seen as disaster for US-UK trade

The deal unveiled this week for Britain to exit the European Union would block U.S. plans to negotiate a free trade agreement with the U.K., preventing a new opening for American agricultural trade with the country, several British officials tell Agri-Pulse.
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CPTPP adds time pressure for US-Japan pact

Unless the U.S. and Japan move quickly in promised trade talks, American wheat farmers stand to take significant hits in exports thanks to the swiftly approaching start of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
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China's soybean crunch is approaching fast

The soybean market in the coming weeks will be focused on China and how it handles its massive demand for the oilseed while at the same time avoiding U.S. supplies facing a 25 percent tariff in the ongoing trade war with the Trump administration.
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US and Philippines take steps to improve ag trade

The Philippines, a country the Trump administration is considering for an eventual free trade accord, has reached new agreements with the U.S. to work on improving agricultural trade, according to an announcement today from the office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
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