Faces of Tariffs

On Friday, July 6 the Administration's Section 301 tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese products will go into effect, as will China's in-kind retaliatory tariffs which include a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybean imports to China. These tariffs affect and harm real farmers and real communities, which is why ASA is encouraging growers … Continue reading Faces of Tariffs

Trade, Not Tariffs

Today, ASA in partnership with state affiliates, growers and other ag groups are taking to Twitter to share the message that growers and rural America need trade, not tariffs. The White House has declared that by June 15 it would announce its final list of $50 billion in Chinese products that would be subject to … Continue reading Trade, Not Tariffs

Chinese Tariff Retaliation: No Longer a ‘What If’

This week China announced a proposed 25 percent tariff on imported U.S. soybeans following the U.S. administration’s release of a list of Chinese products valued at more than $50 billion that would be subject to import tariffs under the Section 301 determination. Retaliation is no longer a ‘what if.’ And the escalation of a trade … Continue reading Chinese Tariff Retaliation: No Longer a ‘What If’


U.S. agriculture, especially the soybean industry, is highly dependent on trade and exports, making them particularly vulnerable to retaliation following today’s decision to impose steel and aluminum import tariffs by President Trump. China is not only U.S. soy’s largest customer, but also the top market for U.S. soybeans, purchasing more than all our other customers … Continue reading Tariff-ied