Letter on Section 199A of Tax Law

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Letter on Section 199A of Tax Law

on January 18th, 2018 in Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA is consulting with and supporting the actions of the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) regarding issues raised with Section 199A of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.  Concern has been raised by industry participants about how the new Section 199A will influence grain marketing decisions. On…

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Member Invoices and Annual Meeting Notification

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NAEGA has completed its annual invoicing for membership dues and export volume fees. On Friday, January 12, each member representative should have received an email with a membership invoice and an annual member meeting notification. Member representatives will also receive an invoice and meeting notification via Fedex. All NAEGA member…

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Letter from Saskatchewan Minister of Ag

on January 9th, 2018 in Actions by | No Comments

On January 3, 2018 NAEGA received a letter from Lyle Stewart, Minister of Agriculture for Saskatchewan to thank him for attending the 2017 Tri-National Agricultural Accord and supporting NAFTA modernization efforts. The letter also provided a requested update on new Canada rail legislation. You can read the letter from Minister…

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U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade

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On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Gary and Ryan participated in a meeting of the U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade at King and Spalding in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, Dialogue participants received a briefing on U.S. trade policy development, including NAFTA and KORUS, from Sharon Bomer-Lauritsen, Assistant USTR,…

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IGTC General Assembly Trip Report

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A trip report is now available for Katy’s travel to Arlington, VA to lead and participate in the IGTC General Assembly and related outreach events. In Arlington, Katy executed all IGTC activities and events, including a General Assembly Meeting which saw the addition of a new member association, the Ukrainian…

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DBTG and AAPA Trip Report

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A trip report is now available for Ryan’s travel to Punta del Este, Uruguay. In Punta del Este, Ryan participated in the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Latin America Ports Congress and the Dry Bulk Terminal Group’s (DBTG) Fall Operational and Technical Meeting. While attending these meetings Ryan worked…

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IGTC Newsletter

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The latest IGTC Newsletter is now available! The newsletter includes information about the IGTC’s involvement at a gene editing workshop in Beijing, the Joint Statement signed by government ministers at WTO MC11, and Dr. Marcel Bruins’ departure from IGTC. For more details, read the IGTC Newsletter here or visit the…

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APHIS Directive on Soybean Shipments to China

on December 19th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is implementing a new directive regarding all exports of soybeans to China (a copy of the directive can be found here). The directive applies to all exports of soybeans from the U.S. to be imported into China that need a phyto-sanitary certificate…

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High-Level Steering Group Meeting

on December 15th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade High-Level Steering Group held a successful meeting with Tiger Minsok Chu, President of the Korea International Trade Association. The Steering Group discussed with Mr. Chu discussed cooperative efforts that U.S. and Korean industry can take to support bilateral trade and potential pending…

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Clause 20 Certifications

on December 7th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

Over the past few weeks NAEGA President and CEO Gary Martin has issued two Clause 20 certifications upon the recommendation of a NAEGA Clause 20 panel. Hurricane Harvey – August-September 2017 This request for certification resulted when delivery was prevented at the applicant’s elevator due to actions by Federal, state…

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