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USDA’s McKinney says there will be no slowing down in 2018

Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam, Canada, Mexico, China, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are just some of the destinations where USDA's Ted McKinney will likely be getting his passport stamped as he works to build new relationships and rekindle existing ones in order to boost U.S. exports.
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Canadian ranchers see major payoff from Asian trade deals

Canadian beef and pork exporters have long relied on their U.S. neighbors as solid trading partners, but that relationship has grown increasingly rocky during the contentious renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The uncertainty surrounding the talks and the future of U.S.-Canadian trade has the northern producers looking to Asia, and they like what they see.
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US ag sector watches painfully as TPP moves on without it

It was difficult for much of the U.S. ag sector to watch as President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) about 10 months ago and now the pain is sharpening as the remaining 11 countries appear to be on the verge of ratifying the massive trade pact without one of the founding members.
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USTR ag negotiator nominee anxious for new trade talks with India and Japan

Washington, Oct. 5, 2017 – Renegotiating trade relationships with countries like Mexico, Canada and South Korea is the major focus of U.S. negotiators now, but the USTR and USDA should not wait to begin making inroads to foreign buyers that could be importing a lot more U.S. wheat, corn, beef, pork and dairy. That was one of the main messages to lawmakers today from Gregg Doud, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the chief agriculture negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative.
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Perdue: Japan is No. 1 target for new FTA

Washington, Oct. 4, 2017 – The U.S. needs to improve trade relationships with Pacific Rim countries where competitors like Australia and the European Union have advantages over U.S. exporters, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said today. Japan is the first target for new bilateral talks, Perdue stressed.
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