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Digging in on the China trade situation

The Around Farm Progress podcast focuses on international trade, specifically with China, Phase One and what's ahead

Willie Vogt

October 8, 2021

It's been a busy week in the world of international trade. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed the Phase One agreement with China this week but went further in discussing the future. Jacqui Fatka, policy editor for Farm Progress, covered that conversation and offers insight on just where trade talks may be headed. Chances are a "Phase Two" isn't in the cards and she explains.

In addition she helps dig into an issue regarding Section 232 and the Executive Branch's power to issue tariffs. There's another bill in Congress to curb that effort. And she discusses that.

The rapid ramp up of trade with China has been a boon to farmers as commodity prices have jumped with that increased demand. Fatka discusses what that might mean for the future too.

Give it a listen.

Related: Ambassador Tai looks to correct course with China

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About the Author(s)

Willie Vogt

Willie Vogt has been covering agricultural technology for more than 40 years, with most of that time as editorial director for Farm Progress. He is passionate about helping farmers better understand how technology can help them succeed, when appropriately applied.

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