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.
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