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Future of US dairy trade to Canada remains uncertain after second USMCA dispute

The first thing U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack did after the U.S. lost its second USMCA dairy battle with Canada was vow to keep on fighting – reminiscent of statements released by U.S. lawmakers and U.S. dairy groups, but that fight may be at an end after two exhaustive legal fights that both ended in a decision by a three-member dispute panel.
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US loses latest USMCA dairy case

The U.S. lost its latest dispute with Canada over the country’s operation of a tariff rate quota for dairy imports under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to a Friday announcement from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.  


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US ag bolstered by tentative West Coast labor deal

Dairy, meat, produce and other ag producers that count on getting their commodities to Asia and beyond through West Coast ports are lauding a tentative labor agreement between Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) that’s expected to produce a six-year labor contract.


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US meat and dairy exporters laud progress on Taiwan trade deal

U.S. meat and dairy exporters have a lot to gain if Taiwan were to remove barriers to their products. That’s why groups representing both sectors are lauding a U.S. announcement that the two countries have reached an agreement on a broad set of goals for a trade pact that they’re planning to begin negotiations on this fall.
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Dairy seeks more action on container delays at ports

Difficulties in getting containers full of U.S. ag commodities on ocean-going vessels persists and U.S. dairy exporters are still losing money because of the problems, according to the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the National Milk Producers Federation. That’s why the groups say they’re asking the Biden administration to take more action.
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