What countries provide the most farm subsidies? Agricultural subsidies are, in part, a recognition of the unique challenges that the agriculture sector faces – but they can also have trade-distorting effects.
Blacklisting is being increasingly deployed in the battle over tech trade. The U.S. is controlling the export of commercial technologies to China in the name of national security.
Nebraskans appreciate trade’s role in the Nebraska economy. U.S. agricultural exports have a positive impact. But trust in the media and D.C. is low.
U.S. pig farmers want to help the world bring home the (American) bacon through exports. But the pork industry faces volatile markets and supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and African Swine Fever overseas.
The U.S. and China signed a trade deal on Jan 15. Attempting to rewire China’s economic system cannot be achieved in one pass – an agreement this ambitious would have to be built in phases. What does that mean for the future of trade deals?
Many American farmers and ranchers breathed a sigh of relief when the United States and Japan formally signed a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement in September. However, U.S. agricultural producers are not completely out of the woods.