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USMCA Not With Out Challenges, Head of USGC Says
The USMCA went into effect a little more than  year ago, and it was widely hailed as an improvement over NAFTA. But, Ryan LeGrand, President and CEO of the U.S. Grains Council, said USMCA hasn’t been without challenges. “First of all, we're certainly glad to have an agreement in place with our two top trading partners in Canada and Mexico, but yes, it's not without its challenges. Mexico's govern
USMCA Trade Officials Meeting in Mexico City This Week
USMCA Trade Officials Meeting in Mexico City This Week
Trade representatives from the United States, Mexico and Canada are set to meet this week to commemorate the first anniversary of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, better known as USMCA. Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, U.S. Trade Ambassador Katherine Tai, and Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade meet in Mexico City Tuesday. The plan ...
Isley Talks About the Importance Of Ag based advisory committees
Isley Talks About the Importance Of Ag based advisory committees
Agriculture based advisory committees play a significant role of council for both the Ag Secretary, but also the U.S. trade representatives regarding trade matters. "The negotiations of the US/Mexico/Canada agreement we were in close communication with the committees and with individual members of the committees with respect to their positions on the negotiations for their various sectors,&qu
U.S./Canada Working Together On Animal Diseases
U.S./Canada Working Together On Animal Diseases
With USMCA on the books, one thing livestock producers will want to watch closely, the cooperation over keeping devastating animal diseases, like African Swine Fever, out of North America. "We are working toward trading agreements and relationships that are made easier by the fact that over our share agreement is in place," said Lisa Rochette, the Assistant Director of swine health wit

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