Passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership could mean a boost for meat export prices. The National Cattle and Beef Association is urging passage of the 12-nation trade deal, which would reduce Japan’s tariffs on beef from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years, according to Drovers Editor Greg Henderson.
The Obama administration announced new steps to loosen longstanding U.S. sanctions against Cuba, part of a gradual normalization of relations as President Barack Obama looks to make a signature policy shift permanent before leaving office. Read moreRead More »
By Brian Spegele and Kathy Chu China Inc.’s global ambitions cleared a big hurdle after the U.S. national-security regulator approved China National Chemical Corp.’s planned $43 billion takeover of Swiss seed giant Syngenta AG. The decision in favor of China National Chemical, or ChemChina, comes amid growing opposition to Chinese[…]Read More »