The U.S. and China are set to go head to head at the World Trade Organization in Geneva next week in a brewing battle over Chinese wheat and rice subsidies, and neither side is showing any sign of backing down.
Tim Hammerich joined Cogent Consulting and Communications as senior director of strategic communications and Scott Horsfall retires from the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement (LGMA).
The Trump administration has laid out a lengthy list of its complaints and demands for changes in the World Trade Organization’s appellate body five months ahead of the WTO’s twelfth ministerial meeting that will be held in Kazakhstan.
A crisis is looming for the World Trade Organization’s dispute resolution system as the Trump administration presses the international body to reform its ways and the U.S. ag sector could be a casualty in the coming showdown.
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 – USDA announced today that it is opening up the U.S. market to an additional 414,000 tons of foreign sugar. The move was greeted warmly by U.S. food and candy makers, who have been clamoring for months for the USDA to allow in more sugar.