Posts tagged "NAFTA"

US dairy sees ‘strong advocate’ in nominee Gregg Doud as USTR chief agricultural negotiator

[6 February/ Dairy Reporter] The US Dairy Exporters Council and National Milk Producers Federation have both urged the US Senate to swiftly approve the nomination by the Trump Administration of Gregg Doud to the role of Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the US Trade Representative.  Mr Doud’s nomination has been on hold since...

Push for minimum TPP changes

[18 August/Otago Daily Times] Trade Minister, Todd McClay, said that the Trans Pacific Partnership without the USA remains on the agenda for the 11 remaining members and New Zealand will be pushing for an agreement with the minimal number of changes possible. Mr McClay said the TPP11 ministers have committed to moving forward as quickly...

U.S. farm lobby turns up heat on Trump team as NAFTA talks near

[14 July/ Reuters] With NAFTA negotiations nearing, US farm groups and lawmakers from rural states are intensifying lobbying of President Donald Trump’s administration to leave farming out of discussion. Despite President Trump’s hatred for NAFTA, US farmers believe the agreement ensures access to stable, lucrative markets in Mexico and Canada that make up over a...