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Tai pledges continued work on biotech, dairy disputes

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai pledged at USDA's Ag Outlook Forum to continue fighting a Mexican ban on biotech corn imports, and she played down the U.S. trade deficit on agricultural products. Two U.S. ambassadors encouraged American ag exporters to take advantage of sales opportunities in Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Poorest may be hit hardest by Indian rice export ban

People in some of the poorest and hungriest nations in the world may be the hardest hit by India’s decision last month to ban exports of long grain, non-basmati rice – a move that’s already pushing global prices higher and forcing import-dependent countries to scramble to find supplies, according to analysts and trade data.
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US-Japan beef success leading industry to push for more

The Japanese tariff on U.S. beef has dropped gradually from 38.5% in 2019 to 23.3% this year as a result of the three-year-old U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, a prime example of the kind of free trade agreement the U.S. ag sector and some lawmakers say they want to see replicated.
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