China Tariffs Increase

China Tariffs Increase APGov Report – May 2019 Edition Following the United States announcement that additional tariffs would be implemented on several Chinese imports, China’s State Council Customs Tariff Commission announced that it will be raising tariffs on American imports. Over 3,000 American products were included in this round of tariffs including everything from fish…

American Pistachio Exports Increase

American Pistachio Exports Increase Despite International Trade Issues From Pacific Nut Producer Magazine After the US pistachio industry brought in a record high pistachio crop last season, there were concerns as to how recent international trade issues would impact the movement of this record crop; however, at the annual conference of American Pistachio Growers, Executive…

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…