Tag Archives: Exports
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

Guest Editorial: Beef Producers, Exports Hurt by Stalled BSE Rule

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest editorial by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, provided by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. International trade bolsters job creation here at home and helps foster economic activity in communities across the country. The beef industry plays a big role in the United States’ trade portfolio. Last year […]

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CGB Enterprises

My Conversation with CGB President Kevin Adams

Last week while visiting New Orleans for the Allstate Sugar Bowl (Go Buckeyes!), I visited with CGB Enterprises President and CEO Kevin Adams. Adams, an Ohio State Alum, runs one of the leading grain and transportation companies in the country. Headquartered just North of Lake Pontchartrain, CGB operates a global enterprise in more than 70 locations […]

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Seoul, South Korea

U.S., South Korea Finalize Free Trade Agreement

President Barack Obama announced this week the United States concluded negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea. “This deal is a win for American workers,” the President said. “For our farmers and ranchers, it will increase exports of American agricultural products.  From aerospace to electronics, it will increase our manufacturing exports to Korea, […]

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China Buys More U.S. Beans

To satisfy the country’s “voracious appetite” for soybeans, China announced commitments to buy up to 5.5 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans. Hailing the benefits to the economy, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack noted the purchases’ worth of up to $3 billion at today’s market value. “The U.S.-China trade relationship continues to flourish, thanks […]

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