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Day ahead – December 17, 2018: China tariffs, farmer aid and China's pork situation

Week opens in Washington with trade policy still in focus

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The US is signaling when it will increase tariffs on more than $200 billion Chinese goods, holding off on taking the step January 1. Ag circles remain focused on the second installment of US farmer aid payments that were the subject of a White House meeting last week and China is expecting its pork prices will rise due to African swine fever.



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