Early 2018 Brings Deadlines on Trade

With so much focus in recent months on the status of negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) agreement, it’s important to keep all of the other key trade developments coming in 2018 in mind as well. In the past two days, several news outlets have explained in helpful detail, the range of upcoming deadlines on trade matters for the White House. From the lists in the below articles, it’s clear the American Soybean Association (ASA) has our work cut out for us to keep foreign markets open and growing for U.S. soy and livestock product exports in the new year, and we’ll rely heavily on the engagement and passion from our farmers and industry partners to see our trade interests protected.