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·         Farm Group Concerned Trade War Could Derail KORUS Renegotiation Talks

·         Farm Groups, Including NPPC, Concerned About Trade War

 

 

Farm Group Concerned Trade War Could Derail KORUS Renegotiation Talks

 

Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Mar 9, 2018

 

South Korea has created a special response team and requested to be excluded from proposed higher import tariffs on steel under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act. The Foreign Ministry is emphasizing the negative effect the measures would have on bilateral relations. Nebraska Cattlemen Association Executive Director Pete McClymont says they’re concerned about a possible trade war with South Korea that will derail the current renegotiation of KORUS.

 

McClymont says South Korea represents the fifth largest agricultural export market for the U.S. and it’s an extremely important destination for U.S. beef.

 

He says the U.S. must maintain its export markets around the world...

 

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Farm Groups, Including NPPC, Concerned About Trade War

 

Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Mar 9, 2018

 

Farm groups, including the National Pork Producers Council, are expressing concerned about possible retaliation against agricultural products by U.S. trading partners, following President Donald Trump’s announced import tariffs on steel and aluminum. NPPC’s Dave Warner says U.S. agriculture is vulnerable in any type of trade war.

 

He says given the present state of the U.S. ag economy, farmers and ranchers will be hurt by any trade retaliation. That will trickle down to the overall economy.

 

Warner says the U.S. pork industry is deeply dependent on exports and that makes trade disruptions even more concerning...

 

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