CREAATE-ing Opportunities for U.S. Soy

As the nation’s leading farm export, ASA strongly supports doubled funding for the Market Access Program (MAP) and the Foreign Market Development Program (FMD), both of which support the critical work of the soybean industry in both new and existing foreign markets. That's why ASA supports the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and … Continue reading CREAATE-ing Opportunities for U.S. Soy

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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’

Tariff-ied

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

CREAATE-ing Opportunities for Soy Trade and Exports

This week Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) along with Sens. Angus King (I-Maine), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) introduced the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act, legislation that would double funding for the Foreign Market Development program and the Market Access Programs. ASA works together with the U.S. Soybean … Continue reading CREAATE-ing Opportunities for Soy Trade and Exports