Sunday, December 9, 2018
Tags Posts tagged with "Trans-Pacific Partnership"

Tag: Trans-Pacific Partnership

While American farmers and ranchers were eyeball-deep in spring planting and first-cutting hay, their commodity groups and federal government were knee-deep in narrowly-focused studies.

As the politics of this election year heat up, the chances of Congress debating — let alone passing — either of the White House’s marque trade deals continue to melt away.

Despite the bile pouring out the nation’s capital, there still are three daily events in Washington, D.C. that every American can count on: sunrise, sunset and U.S. farm groups’ unwavering support for “free” trade.

The deal includes a substantial reduction in beef tariffs, especially in countries like Japan, which the U.S. has long tried to increase trade.

Most U.S. farm and commodity groups aren't clear on the exact elements of the just agreed-upon Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Trade deal with Asia-Pacific countries could help boost U.S. ag exports.
Get 4 Weeks of Farm and Dairy Home Delivered Sign Up for your FREE Trial
Hello. Add your message here.