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Items Tagged with 'USA Rice Federation'


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US rice farmers are losing Mexico, their largest foreign market

Up until recently Mexico counted on the U.S. for nearly 100% of its rice imports, but that’s no longer the case. Countries like Brazil now find themselves at a price advantage to the once-dominant U.S. and they’re taking advantage of the situation at a rate that has the USA Rice Federation concerned that members are losing their largest and most reliable market.
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Strife in Haiti halts once prosperous US rice trade

Haiti has remained a major customer of U.S. rice through decades of turmoil, but that has come to an end. The implosion of the country that has descended into the chaos of gang rule and disease outbreak has made it impossible for U.S. exporters to keep supplying the country even in its time of most dire need.
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US and UK trade leaders to meet next week

Top trade officials from the U.S. and UK will meet in Baltimore, Md., next week – the first of two scheduled meetings announced Wednesday by the Biden administration – sparking new hope that the two countries are moving closer to negotiations for a free trade agreement.
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