Trade

ASA Welcomes Branstad as Incoming Ambassador to China

Following a vote by the Senate Monday to confirm former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as the U.S. Ambassador to China, American Soybean Association (ASA) President … Read More »

Senators Stress Economic Benefits of NAFTA to New U.S. Trade Rep

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) this week led a letter from 18 senators to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stressing the … Read More »

Administration’s 100-Day China Plan a Step Forward for Soybeans

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes details today from the Department of Commerce regarding the Trump Administration’s 100-Day Action Plan of the U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Lighthizer to USTR

Following a vote by the Senate today to confirm Ambassador Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois farmer … Read More »

ASA Cheers Creation of USDA Trade Under Secretary, Will Closely Evaluate Reorganization

The American Soybean Association (ASA), which represents growers of the nation’s largest agricultural export, expressed strong support today for the establishment of an Under Secretary … Read More »

Growers Underscore Importance of U.S. Soy Exports to Nation’s Economy

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and Department of Commerce on the analysis of the trade deficits … Read More »

Soy Growers Support CREAATE Act to Double MAP, FMD Funding

The American Soybean Association (ASA) strongly supports new legislation from Reps. Dan Newhouse and Chellie Pingree to double funding for the MAP and FMD programs … Read More »

Soy Growers, Ag Groups Urge Senate to Expedite Lighthizer Confirmation

Soy growers, along with 137 food and agriculture trade associations and companies working collectively through the diverse and broad-based U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for … Read More »

ASA Welcomes President Trump’s Decision to Focus on NAFTA Modernization

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed an announcement from President Donald Trump late Wednesday that the United States would remain a member of the North … Read More »

Soybean Growers Strongly Discourage NAFTA Withdrawal Order

Following reports Wednesday that an executive order is being prepared that would withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), ASA … Read More »