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China soybean delivery

US ag exports are growing, but China deal isn’t a panacea

The historic “phase one” trade deal with China will boost American ag trade with the country, but it’s not likely to have a major impact on overall U.S. trade at a time when the farm sector here is increasingly dependent on international sales, USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson tells Agri-Pulse.
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President Donald Trump

Trump promises 'aid will be provided' if farmers need it

Tweet follows USDA forecast of lagging Chinese imports
President Donald Trump announced Friday via Twitter that he is open to doling out billions of dollars in a third trade assistance package for farmers because of implementation delays in trade deals such as the "phase one" pact with China.
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USMCA signing

US-Mexico rift far from over and still a trade threat

President Donald Trump is blurring the lines between immigration and trade by continuing to threaten Mexico with tariffs for its border security policies. Ag sectors in both countries fear the lingering tensions may weigh heavily on their businesses as well as the fate of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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Poultry processing

Chicken trade may hinge on US-China talks

Reports out of China where U.S. and Chinese negotiators — including USDA officials — have been working for the past three days to end the ongoing trade war are so far positive, and that’s a good sign for the U.S. chicken industry.
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