DBTG Executive Committee Meeting

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DBTG Executive Committee Meeting

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On January 10-14, 2017 NAEGA Senior Advisor Jerry Cotter traveled to Gijon, Spain to represent NAEGA in the Executive Committee meeting of the International Dry Bulk Terminal Group (DBTG). At the Executive Committee meeting, Mr. Cotter gathered information on the value of the NAEGA-DBTG Memorandum of Understanding and the future…

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IGTC Newsletter

on February 21st, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

The latest IGTC Newsletter is now available. Read reports of recent IGTC activity around the world, including Honduras, India, and Panama. Most recently, Cargill VP Randy Giroux represented IGTC at a Government of Honduras event on the challenges for the agri-food sector 2017-2025. In mid-February, IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee traveled…

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Vietnam Fumigation

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NAEGA continues to closely monitor developments regarding recently implemented fumigation and import requirements for U.S. origin corn, wheat and DDGs into Vietnam. U.S. origin DDGs continue to be banned from import into Vietnam due to the presence of quarantine pests. In addition, Vietnam PPD continues to require methyl bromide fumigation…

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U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue

on February 14th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

On February 9 NAEGA President and CEO Gary Martin, along with North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Vice-President Bill Westman and Cassandra Kuball of the Corn Refiners Association (CRA), led a meeting of the U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade. The Dialogue is an off the record broad based open…

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Asia-Pacific Letter

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On February 6, 2017 NAEGA, along with member companies and industry stakeholders, signed a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump on the importance of the Asia-Pacific marketplace to U.S. America’s farmers, ranchers, processors and food companies. The letter’s signatories look forward to working with the new Administration to preserve and…

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U.S. Government Transition

on February 14th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA continues to monitor developments in the U.S. Government transition and work closely with Washington, D.C. member representatives and industry stakeholders regarding changes to U.S. trade policy.   Nominations and Confirmations NAEGA continues to monitor the Cabinet nominations. Nominations hearings are currently ongoing. NAEGA understands the following nominations and confirmations…

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COP-MOP 8

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On November 30-December 17, 2016 Katy Lee, Secretariat of the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) traveled to Washington, D.C. and Cancun, Mexico. In Washington, D.C. Katy met and discussed IGTC policy files with Washington based IGTC members, stakeholders and contacts. Following her meetings in Washington, Katy traveled on to Cancun…

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NAFTA and China Policy Teams

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NAEGA staff are recruiting member personnel to participate in policy teams focused on the North American Free Trade Agreement and China. The Board of Directors requested the creation of these policy teams during the January 31 Board meeting in Miami, Florida. Policy teams will monitor unfolding trade policy changes related…

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India Working Visit

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On January 30-February 4 IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee and NAEGA contract representative Patrick Hayden traveled to New Delhi, India to meet with local government and industry stakeholders and attend the Global Grain, Food and Feed conference. A copy of Katy and Patrick’s meeting schedule can be found here. Following meetings…

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India Trade Barriers

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NAEGA is currently beginning preparations for its Grain and Oilseed Market Access Index (GOMAI) report. GOMAI is an occasional report developed by NAEGA and other grain and oilseed industry associations that measures U.S. exporters market access in a select number of countries throughout the world. In preparation for this report,…

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