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USMCA Countries Working on Implementation

3/27/2020

The U.S., Mexico and Canada are working towards implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, now that all countries have approved the deal, however, the current coronavirus outbreak could delay implementation if it continues to escalate.

AFBF President Duvall on Fox Business: Farmers Need Free Trade

2/29/2020

AFBF President Zippy Duvall recently appeared on Fox News Business to discuss farm bankruptcies and the potential opportunities of the China Phase 1 trade agreement.

USDA and USTR Announce Progress on Implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

2/28/2020

The landmark U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement was entered into force on February 14, 2020.

Utah Farm Bureau Participates in Trade Meeting With U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer

2/25/2020

U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer spoke at the Orrin Hatch Foundation symposium on international trade with industry leaders from Utah, including Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson

Good news gone bad: ITC rules against cherry industry in dumping case

2/14/2020

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) determined on Jan. 14 that dried tart cherries from Turkey are not injuring the U.S. industry. This means no anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders will be issued against Turkey.

USMCA Signing Increases Optimism

1/29/2020

Today’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by President Trump increases hopes that 2020 will begin a stronger decade for America’s farmers and ranchers.

U.S. Faces Global Competition Under Phase 1 Agreement with China

1/25/2020

The United States may have to compete with other nations to gain additional market share promised in an upcoming trade agreement with China.

USMCA Clears the Way to Fire Up Ag’s Economic Engine

1/17/2020

At a time when farmers continue to face strong economic headwinds, the agreement is expected to increase U.S. agriculture exports by $2 billion.

Farmers Welcome Opportunities from China Agreement

1/15/2020

The United States and China today signed a “Phase 1” trade agreement that both countries say will lead to increased purchases of U.S. agricultural products by China.

Farm Bureau Expecting Trade, Regulatory Progress in 2020

1/8/2020

2019 is in the rearview mirror and the American Farm Bureau is hoping for progress on trade negotiations and regulatory changes which will help agriculture in 2020.

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