Gregg Doud Confirmation Letter

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Gregg Doud Confirmation Letter

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On October 12, 2017 NAEGA joined a letter to the members of the Senate Finance Committee supporting the confirmation of Gregg Doud as Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the USTR. In the letter, the signees affirmed the importance of the position in advancing agricultural interests at the highest…

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IGTC Newsletter

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The latest IGTC newsletter is now available! This week’s newsletter includes information about the EU Commission’s high-level conference on modern biotechnologies, updates on the Global Low-Level Presence Initiative, and a final request that members fill out a questionnaire on a global ePhyto solution. For more details, read the IGTC Newsletter…

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Food and Ag Dialogue High Level Steering Group Meeting

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On Tuesday, October 10 Gary and Ryan attended a meeting of the U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade’s High Level Steering Group at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Dialogue was briefed by Karen Antebi, Economic Counselor for Trade and NAFTA Office…

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Food and Ag Dialogue High Level Steering Group Meeting

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On Tuesday, September 26 the Gary and Ryan attended a meeting of the U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade’s High Level Steering Group at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA) in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Dialogue was briefed by Mike Green, Senior Vice President for…

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Australia Working Visit

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A trip report is now available for Katy’s last working visit of the year to Australia on July 21-August 4.  On this working visit Katy visit traveled to Sydney to work closely with IGTC member Grain Trade Australia. Following her work in Sydney, Katy traveled on to Melbourne to participate…

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IICA Presentation on the Future of Ag Trade

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On Friday, September 22 Gary participated in an Inter-American Institute on Agriculture (IICA) event on The Future of Agriculture Trade in North America. During the presentation, which featured speakers from each commodity group, Gary discussed the challenges of making the grain and oilseed trade in the region more efficient. A…

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U.S.-China AQSIQ Survey Team

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On September 10-20 NAEGA Senior Advisor Kirk Miller travelled throughout the Midwest with a U.S.-China AQSIQ Survey Team to tour U.S. grain handling, transshipment, and export facilities along the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico. During the tours, NAEGA briefed AQSIQ officials on the scope and operation of the…

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U.S. Codex Office Realignment Letter

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On September 18, 2017 NAEGA joined a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue from the Food Industry Codex Coalition and allied organizations applauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s commitment to Codex and welcoming the Secretary’s recent decision to organize the U.S. Codex Office under the authority of the new…

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IGTC Newsletter

on September 26th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

The latest IGTC newsletter is now available! This week’s newsletter includes an update on the IGTC’s presentation at the IGC’s Market Conditions Committee meeting, information about the November 2017 General Assembly and a request that members fill out a questionnaire on a global ePhyto solution.   For more details, read…

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NAEGA Board of Directors Meeting and Events

on September 26th, 2017 in Actions by | No Comments

Thank you to all who attended the events surrounds the NAEGA Board of Directors meeting on September 12-14.  Taiwan Goodwill Mission Reception During the afternoon of Tuesday, September 12 several member of the NAEGA Board attended a reception with the Taiwan Goodwill Mission. The reception was attended by Taiwanese importers…

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