The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Thursday that U.S. phosphate fertilizer companies are “materially injured” by imports from Morocco and Russia, a decision that assures the Commerce Department will begin levying steep duties.
Farmers are paying more for the phosphate fertilizer they need as foreign and domestic producers fight for public opinion on whether the U.S. government should punish imports of the valuable crop production input with duties.
The Commerce Department has struck a deal with Mexican tomato producers to allow for trade to continue without tariffs, but under conditions expected to protect U.S. producers from underpriced imports.
Michigan cherry farmers picked themselves up and got back into the orchards after a devastating frost seven years ago, but now they’re fighting a new kind of battle — one that many producers might not recover from if they lose.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 - The Commerce Department found that biodiesel imports from Argentina and Indonesia are sold into the U.S. below fair value, handing the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) a win in the preliminaries of its dumping case.
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 - As Argentinian biodiesel imports continue to flood American ports, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has claimed “critical circumstances” in a new allegation filed with the Commerce Department.