Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Sunday, December 16, 2018

Articles by Bill Tomson

Brexit vote called off

British Prime Minister Theresa May today called off a Tuesday vote by the U.K. Parliament on her negotiated plan to withdraw from the European Union. Without giving a specific timeline, May said the vote was delayed because she believed her Brexit plan "would be rejected by a significant margin.”
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Big questions remain over Chinese trade

President Donald Trump and the White House have been making some big promises about China coming back into the market to purchase U.S. farm commodities, but the details over which products, how much, and when this will happen remain murky beyond descriptive terms like “massive amounts” and “immediately.”
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Trump’s threat to nix NAFTA adds big threat to ag

President Donald Trump, while talking to reporters aboard Air Force One this weekend, dropped a trade bomb few were expecting: He said he planned to officially notify Mexico and Canada that he will pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, giving Congress six months to ratify his new trade pact or suffer the consequences.
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