Trade

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

Part 1 of a two-part dive into US trade deals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The revised trade agreement negotiated by the US, Mexico and Canada is expected to improve provisions on sanitary and phytosanitary measures and reduce non-trade barriers, says expert.

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US Senate passes revised NAFTA trade deal

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Following up on Wednesday’s trade agreement progress with China, the US Senate approved the revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico (USMCA) on Thursday [January 16]. The development was welcomed the US feed sector.

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Market expansion top of mind for US Grains Council in 2020

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Grains Council (USCG) is focusing on supporting trade in current markets and expanding into others over the coming 12 months. The US soy sector, among other priorities, is looking to address infrastructure challenges.

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Trade and regulatory hurdles top of mind for new AFIA head

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Helping the feed and grain industry prepare for the future, looking at regulatory hurdles, and expanding trade opportunities are some of the goals of the new head of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).

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Ushering the commodity trading industry into the digital age

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The Global Commodity Technology Association (CGTA) is launching with a focus on supporting and improving digitization and modernization in the global agricultural commodity industry, says managing director.

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AFIA highlights Vietnam in export expansion

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Following the receipt of federal funding, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is assessing Vietnam’s market potential as an export destination for US feed or feed ingredients.