May 2017

Will a new Administration renew hope for Rice Sales to China?

Will a new Administration renew hope for Rice Sales to China?

Analysis from Bob Cummings, Chief Operating Officer, USA Rice

We’re 100+ days into a new administration in Washington, D.C. marked, on the trade front, by a flurry of Executive Orders signed by President, U.S. withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal and a near pullout from the North America Free Trade Agreement.  But one thing hasn’t changed, the phytosanitary protocol between the governments of China and the United States on U.S. milled rice remains unsigned and U.S. exporters continued to be locked out of the world’s single largest rice import market. READ MORE