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Early estimates see large livestock and crop losses from flooding in Nebraska and Iowa. Meanwhile, there is mixed news on US-China trade talks and "extreme shortages" persist in China's hog market as officials say the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak is under control.
Trade-related commitments between the US and Brazil for US pork and wheat were announced following a meeting between President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House today (March 19).
China could triple its US farm good purchases over the next five years, according to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. Meanwhile, Perdue will ring the opening bell for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and a US congressional delegation is traveling to China to discuss trade.
Food & Ag Policy Briefing: Funding proposals, UTPs law passes Parliament, UK announces Brexit tariff plan
US agriculture organizations have responded with dismay at proposed cuts to farm program funding in the Trump administration’s FY 2020 budget, but food safety programs could see an increase.
A meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping could be pushed back until June, according to reports. Meanwhile, Reuters said Brazil is considering a tariff rate quota (TRQ) for US wheat, and Canada bolstered its efforts to prevent African swine fever (ASF) from entering the country.
The House and Senate are both on a week-long break, returning the week of March 25.
A meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not take place this month, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Meanwhile, Mnuchin also said he expects the Section 232 metal tariffs issue to be worked out with Canada and Mexico and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved more Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) waivers.
Headwinds for US-European Union (EU) trade negotiations are building on both sides of the Atlantic, with US lawmakers demanding agriculture be included in talks and European members of parliament voicing anger over US steel and aluminum tariffs.
The United Kingdom is to ask the EU to delay its exit from the Union until at least June 30 – or significantly longer if a Withdrawal Agreement is not finally approved by the UK Parliament by the middle of next week.
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