Letter to President Trump on Asia-Pacific Trade

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Letter to President Trump on Asia-Pacific Trade

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Last week the Asia-Pacific Working Group of the U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade sent a letter to President Trump and key U.S. executive department officials regarding the importance of improving the international trade and investment environment in the Asia-Pacific region for American workers, farmers, ranchers, processors, agri-businesses and…

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IGTC Newsletter

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The latest IGTC Newsletter is now available! This week’s newsletter covers IGTC actions at the IPPC Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, an updated on the IPPC ePhyto Project, and a call for interest in attending the COP-MOP 9 meetings in Egypt on November 10-22. For more details, read the IGTC Newsletter…

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China Trade Developments

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NAEGA continues to follow developments related to U.S. trade with China. Overall we continue to directly address U.S. government policy toward China and potential Chinese retaliation. Currently, Section 232 tariffs are in place against Chinese steel and aluminum products. In response, the Chinese government is enforcing retaliatory tariffs related to…

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COCERAL Transition Trip Report

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A trip report is now available for IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee’s trip to Brussels, Belgium. In Brussels, Katy met with COCERAL’s new Secretary General Iliana Axiotiandes and Head of Regulatory Affairs Kevin Bosc to discuss the transition of the new COCERAL leadership following the departure of IGTC vice-president and COCERAL…

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MRL Workshop Trip Report

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A trip report is now available for NAEGA contractor Matt Lantz’s travel to Geneva, Switzerland. In Geneva, Matt, in close coordination with the IGTC’s MRL Policy Team, participated in a WTO sponsored Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) Workshop on February 26-27. At the workshop Matt will represented NAEGA and advanced IGTC…

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IPPC ePhyto Trip Report

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A trip report is now available for IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee’s travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Kuala Lumpur Katy attended the 3rd IPPC Global Symposium on ePhyto as part of IGTC participation in the IPPC ePhtyo Industry Advisory Group (IAG). Currently, the IGTC is advising the IPPC on the…

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CMC and NAEGA Board Meeting Trip Report

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A trip report is now available for IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee’s travel to Miami, Florida to attend the Commodity Markets Council’s State of the Industry conference and brief the NAEGA Board of Directors on IGTC funding, policy files and initiatives. A copy of Katy’s trip report can be found here.

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NAFTA Coalition Meeting

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On Wednesday, April 4 Ryan attended a Business and Agriculture Community Meeting on NAFTA Modernization Negotiations at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. At the meeting, industry representatives from across sectors provided an update on NAFTA negotiations and analysis of where negotiations might turn. Some type of conclusion…

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Update on China Soybean Requirements

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Last week Gary and Ryan were joined by NAEGA Washington representatives at meetings with the House, Senate and U.S. Trade Representative to discuss ongoing concerns regarding foreign material regulations on exports of soybeans to the Chinese market. NAEGA met with the House Committee on Agriculture Majority Staff on Tuesday, March…

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IGTC Newsletter

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The latest IGTC Newsletter is now available! This week’s newsletter covers IGTC actions at the International Grains Council, a call for participation in the World Bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture project and an update from the ePhyto project’s national and regional focal points. For more details, read the IGTC…

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