Trade

ASA Looks Ahead as TPA Bill Emerges from House, Senate Committees

Following the passage of a bill by the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee that would grant trade promotion authority to … Read More »

Soy Farmers Applaud Senate Hearing on Cuba, Call on Congress to Lift Embargo

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes the renewed focus from the Senate Agriculture Committee on expanding agricultural trade to Cuba as part of a hearing … Read More »

Trade Promotion Authority Passes Senate

The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday, held a mark-up of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill, along with three other pieces of legislation: Trade Adjustment … Read More »

Committee Deal Reached on Moving Trade Promotion Authority Forward

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and ranking Democrat Ron Wyden reached a deal on the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and introduced bipartisan legislation bill … Read More »

ASA Lauds Bipartisan Bill to Grant TPA to White House

The American Soybean Association (ASA) praised the introduction of a bipartisan bill that will extend trade promotion authority (TPA) to President Barack Obama. Senate Finance … Read More »

Senator Requests GAO Report on Impacts of West Coast Port Disruption

Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) this week submitted a request for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study on the service disruptions that occurred … Read More »

Committee Deal Reached on Moving Trade Promotion Authority Forward

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and ranking Democrat Ron Wyden have reportedly reached a deal on the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill itself, including … Read More »

ASA Representatives and Senate Prepare for Cuba Hearings

ASA continues to participate in the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC). This week the USACC met with several Member offices of the Senate Agriculture … Read More »

USDA Discusses Trade, Economy in St. Louis

USDA Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS) Administrator Phil Karsting hosted a round table discussion on the importance of trade to the state and regional economy at … Read More »

USDA-FAS Administrator Phil Karsting Heads to St. Louis for Trade Roundtable

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) heads to St. Louis this week to host a round table discussion on the importance of trade to … Read More »