Agricultural Coalition on Trade Supplementation – September 2018

Agricultural Coalition on Trade September 2018 Supplement Chinese Trade Tariffs Likely to Stay It appears the Chinese tariffs will remain at 45 percent ad valorem for raw pistachios and 15 percent ad valorem for roasted pistachios until January 2019. President Trump is likely to further increase the U.S. import tariffs on Chinese products on January…

Trade Mitigation Program

  USDA announces tariff mitigation for agriculture On July 24, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA was implementing a trade mitigation program to provide aid to agriculture industries impacted by the ongoing tariff issues. The deal has three programs: The Market Facilitation Program, authorized under The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter…