Tag Archives: China

China cancels large wheat purchases

From the Capital Press China recently canceled several orders of wheat from various countries, including the U.S. China canceled more than 500,000 metric tons of U.S. soft red winter wheat contracts purchased this year, said Tyllor Ledford, market analyst at U.S. Wheat Associates. China also canceled more than 1 million metric tons of contracts with Australia and 500,000 metric tons ... Read More »

Vilsack: White House Will Push China on Phase One $16B Trade Deficit

From agweb.com The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Convention in underway in Atlanta this week, and as Phase One agreement with China is now expired, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to members in-person, assuring farmers and ranchers the White House will push China to make up for the $16 billion shortfall in trade. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

U.S. trade chief Tai seeks talks with China, won’t rule out new tariff actions

From reuters.com Top U.S. trade negotiator Katherine Tai on Monday pledged to exclude some Chinese imports from tariffs imposed by former President Donald Trump while pressing Beijing in “frank” talks over its failure to keep promises made in Trump’s trade deal and end harmful industrial policies. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

US to press china on Phase One trade agreement, says ag secretary

From agriculture.com This year’s record of U.S. agricultural exports could be broken next year, as the U.S. expects to keep China’s feet to the fire on existing trade agreements, according to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. The USDA leader made a virtual appearance at the Ag Outlook Forum Monday. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

USW submits comments on trade barriers to USTR

By Shelbi Knisley Director of Trade Policy, U.S. Wheat Associates Last week, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) for the annual National Trade Estimates (NTE) report. The NTE report allows U.S. industry organizations to highlight and comment on trade barriers impacting their trade opportunities to the U.S. government. USW highlighted several key ... Read More »

Perdue unsure if China will meet Phase One farm commitment

From agriculture.com China may fall short of annual agricultural product purchasing commitments made in its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States due to “non-agricultural trade issues,” U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday. Read the rest of the article. Read More »

US, China reaffirm commitment to Phase 1 trade deal in phone call

From Reuters Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials reaffirmed their commitment to a Phase 1 trade deal, which has seen China lagging on its obligations to buy American goods, giving a boost to financial markets on Tuesday. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

Phase One trade deal should restore China’s demand for US wheat

From U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) are very encouraged by the signing of a Phase One trade agreement with China. Chinese imports of U.S. soft white (SW), hard red spring (HRS) and hard red winter (HRW) wheat classes were trending up before abruptly ... Read More »

China, US announce trade deal

From Progressive Farmer China and the U.S. reached a preliminary agreement on the first phase of a trade deal that includes increased purchases of U.S. agricultural products, although the amount wasn’t specified. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

Wheat organizations encouraged by progress on phase one deal with China

From U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are encouraged by news today that the United States and China have agreed on the text of a “Phase One” trade deal that apparently would roll back tariffs and re-open China’s important market for U.S. agricultural imports. ... Read More »