Trade

Emails Needed to House Offices on TPA AND COOL Bills Next Week

It is anticipated that upon its return from the Memorial Day Recess next week, the House will take up two pieces of legislation important to … Read More »

ASA Vocal in Washington This Week on TPA

Earlier this week, the Senate passed a motion to move forward with debate on the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would grant … Read More »

ASA Discusses Grain Standards Act with Senate, House Ag Staff

As the Senate Committee of Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry prepared to mark-up reauthorization of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA) on May 21, the American … Read More »

Soy Growers: WTO Appeals Ruling Highlights Need for Solution to COOL

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has again called for a coordinated approach to fix the United States’ mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) rule for … Read More »

ASA Will Oppose Amendments to TPA Bill in Senate

Citing the importance of achieving fast track authority in order to finalize new trade deals as seamlessly as possible, the farmer leaders of the American … Read More »

Senate Moves Forward on TPA

Earlier Thursday, the Senate passed a motion to move forward with debate on the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would grant President … Read More »

ASA’s Wilkins Talks TPA at Critical Time for Trade in Washington

American Soybean Association (ASA) First Vice President Richard Wilkins took part in two separate trade briefings in Washington today as the association ramps up its … Read More »

Senators Introduce Port Transparency Bill to Aid in Labor Dispute Disruptions

In response to the disruption experienced earlier this year at West Coast ports, four Senators introduced a bill to help federal authorities and Congress know … Read More »

ASA Calls for COOL Compliance to Avoid Tariff Retaliation, Economic Blow to U.S. Goods

As part of the larger COOL Reform Coalition, the American Soybean Association (ASA) sent a letter to the Senate this morning, urging modifications of the … Read More »

TPA Fails in Senate

The Senate failed in its attempt to invoke cloture and proceed to voting today on the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would … Read More »