IGTC Meetings – Geneva – June 20-23

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IGTC Meetings – Geneva – June 20-23

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NAEGA President and CEO Gary Martin will travel to Geneva, Switzerland on June 20-23 for a series of meetings with NAEGA and IGTC corporate stakeholders and government officials. In Geneva, Gary has planned meetings to report on and receive recommendations for IGTC actions to: address the facilitation of trade with…

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IPPC ePhyto IAG Meeting – Arlington – June 27-29

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NAEGA will host and attend meetings related to the International Plant Protection Convention’s development  of Electronic Phyto-Sanitary Certification.  On June 26-30 Katy Lee, Secretariat of the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) will travel to Arlington, VA to join Gary at three meetings: NAEGA will host the  of  IPPC ePhyto Hub…

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ISF World Seed Congress

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IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee will travel to Budapest, Hungary on May 21-22 to attend the International Seed Federations (ISF) World Seed Congress. During the Congress Katy will participate in the ISF’s Plant Breeding Innovation Working Group meeting on May 21 and the Breeders Committee open meeting on May 22. A…

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Comments on Significant Trade Deficit Countries

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The U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) are requesting public comments regarding significant U.S. trade deficits. Pursuant to Executive Order 13786, Commerce and USTR are preparing to submit to the President an Omnibus Report on Significant Trade Deficits. In preparation for this report, the Secretary of…

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IGTC Working Visit

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On January 30-February 15 Katy Lee, Secretariat of the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) will travel to Delhi and Mumbai, India to conduct a working visit with IGTC members the Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) and the Solvent Extractors Association of India. During her time there, Katy will conduct…

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Sri Lanka Import Duty on U.S. Soybean Meal

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On November 10, the Sri Lankan government is enforcing a 5 percent duty on all imported U.S. soybean meal. Prior to enforcement of the duty, U.S. soybean meal was imported into Sri Lanka at zero duty under an exemption for ingredients used to manufacture poultry feed. The new duty does…

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DBTG Executive Committee Meeting

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On January 11-12, 2017 NAEGA Senior Advisor Jerry Cotter will travel to Gijon, Spain to participate in a meeting of the Dry Bulk Terminal Group’s (DBTG) Executive Committee meeting. A copy of the provisional agenda for the meeting will be available soon. NAEGA, under its MOU with the DBTG, sits…

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IGTC Meetings and General Assembly – IPPC E-Phyto Project – November 7 – 12

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On November 6-12 NAEGA President Gary Martin, who is also president of the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC), will travel to Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium.   In Geneva Gary will preside over meetings of the IGTC, including a General Assembly and Strategy Session. In Brussels, Gary will he will represent…

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IGTC WTO Event

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NAEGA President and CEO Gary Martin, who is also president of the International Grain Trade Coaliton (IGTC) will travel to Brussels, Belgium on November 10 for a meeting of the International Plant Protection Convention’s (IPPC) ePytho Industry Advisory Group (IAG). A copy of the IPPC’s ePhyto IAG agenda is available…

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NAFTA TWG – Quebec City – October 25-26

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NAEGA President and CEO Gary Martin will travel to Quebec City, Canada on October 25 and 26 to participate in a meeting of the North American Free Trade Agreement’s (NAFTA) Technical Working Group (TWG) on Pesticides. During the meeting Gary will present before the TWG on the business realities of…

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