Trade

ASA, USBCA Urge EU Follow Principles During Review of Regulation of Import of Biotech Products

ASA and the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) urged the European health and food safety commissioner last week to consider several key principles while reviewing … Read More »

U.S. Soy Family Leaders Meet with Chinese Government and Industry on Biotech

The CEOs of ASA, USB and USSEC, along with USSEC Chair Laura Foell are in China this week meeting with Chinese government officials and industry … Read More »

Hanna Abou-El-Seoud Joins Gordley Associates to Focus on Trade, Food Security

\Hanna Abou-El-Seoud has joined the staff of Gordley Associates, a full-service government relations firm in Washington, D.C. In her new role, Abou-El-Seoud will focus on trade policy … Read More »

Support Needed for Bipartisan House Resolution to Address West Coast Ports Slowdown

Congressmen introduced a House resolution last week, calling on the ILWU and PMA to conclude their negotiations as the work slowdown at ports along the … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome Bill to Lift Cuban Embargo

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed legislation introduced today by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and backed by a bipartisan group of senators including Sens. Michael … Read More »

Issues at West Coast Ports Persist

Since July 2014 the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the Int’l Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have operated without a contract, while trying to negotiate … Read More »

ASA Pushes Congress to Take Up and Pass TPA

The American Soybean Association (ASA), as part of a larger coalition of agriculture and food industry organizations, sent a letter this week to members of … Read More »

National Waterways Foundation Commissioned-Study Examines Economic Impact of Increased Investment in Inland Waterways System

The success of the American soybean farmer, and the broader economy, relies on inland waterway system—which provides close proximity to productive farm ground and the … Read More »

ASA Ratchets Up Pressure on Unions, Ports to Resolve West Coast Slowdown

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with more than 90 fellow farm and food organizations, called on representatives on both sides of the labor dispute … Read More »

Keystone Pipeline Bill Attracts Amendments on RFS, Trade

As the Senate considers a bill to approve the contentious Keystone XL pipeline, two amendments of interest to ASA have been filed that could potentially … Read More »