USA and European Union agree to work on trade barriers
Jul 26, 2018, 02:16
Meanwhile, Tarun Arora of India-based importer IG International said he expected the 25% tariff rise on US apples due to be implemented on August 4 to lead to a dramatic drop in volumes to what has this year become Washington State's number-two market.
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Watne prefers better crop subsidies and other revenue-loss protections in the massive federal farm bill that's being hammered out in a House-Senate conference committee to guard against retaliatory tariffs on US agriculture exports.
In a Tuesday morning tweet, he called tariffs "the greatest", saying every U.S. trade partner should either negotiate a "fair deal, or it gets hit with Tariffs".
President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have roiled European markets. "American farmers want markets, not handouts". But Trump tweeted Wednesday urged concerned parties to "be cool".
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) said Trump's trade war "is cutting the legs out from under farmers and White House's "plan" is to spend $12 billion on gold crutches".
"This friction that we're having, as long as it results in lowering barriers. that's great, that is hopefully where we can end up with this". "So, the tariff policies that have been put in place by the administration are now causing them to invoke a welfare policy for our farmers, which I'm sure is not what they wish", Corker said. He grows about 25,000 bushels of soybeans a year, so if the price goes down $2, that costs him around $50,000.
Perdue said the department estimated damage to the agriculture sector at $11 billion.
Still, many farmers and farm-state lawmakers ripped the move, saying they would rather trade with no tariffs than receive government help.
Trade damage from such retaliation has impacted a host of U.S. commodities, including field crops like soybeans and sorghum, livestock products like milk and pork, and many fruits, nuts and other specialty crops, it said.
Rules for the programs have not been fully developed, and an exact date for rollout has not been determined, though Ibach said officials are targeting Labor Day. The EU has a huge stake in the USA industry, where European companies produce nearly 3 million cars a year, accounting for over a quarter of production in the United States.
"Either a country which has treated the United States unfairly on Trade negotiates a fair deal, or it gets hit with tariffs", he tweeted, likening the USA as a "'piggy bank' that's being robbed" through trade imbalances.
"We believe this is a temporary stop in order to get our producers to a point of profitability again by a normal trading relationship", Perdue told reporters on Wednesday, adding that he hoped the impact would ease next year.
The money: It will come partly from a program set up in the Depression to help farmers called the Commodity Credit Corporation, reportsthe Washington Post. As for how farmers can apply for assistance, those details are still being worked out.
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