Recent Stories by Bloomberg
Dec 12, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec. 15 introduction of a new wave of U.S. tariffs on about $160 billion of consumer goods from the Asian nation.
Dec 10, 2019 by Bloomberg
House Democrats plan a vote next week on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free-trade agreement.
Dec 06, 2019 by Bloomberg
China is in the process of waiving retaliatory tariffs on imports of U.S. pork and soy by domestic companies, a procedural step that may also signal a broader trade agreement with the U.S. is drawing closer.
Nov 26, 2019 by Bloomberg
A surge in U.K. pork exports is expected to stretch into at least next year as China seeks to fill a shortage caused by a deadly hog virus, according to one of Britain’s top producers.
Nov 19, 2019 by Bloomberg
Japan’s powerful lower house of parliament approved Tuesday a trade pact with the U.S. that opens the country’s markets to American beef and other agricultural products.
Nov 06, 2019 by Bloomberg
China has been boosting meat imports to offset losses of pork from a raging fever that’s killing its domestic hogs. This week, the country is signaling it still wants more.
Oct 08, 2019 by Bloomberg
It’s scary news for bacon fans: The U.S. could see tight supplies, or even some shortages of pork bellies along with ham next year as the spread of a pig-killing disease in China ripples through the global market.
Sep 25, 2019 by Bloomberg
Donald Trump and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe touted progress toward a limited trade agreement on Wednesday.
Sep 06, 2019 by Bloomberg
Environmental groups are watching dozens of lagoons of swine waste stored directly in Hurricane Dorian’s path in North Carolina.
Aug 01, 2019 by Bloomberg
Trump abruptly escalated his trade war with China
Jul 22, 2019 by Bloomberg
Europeans may have to pay more for barbecues this summer as African swine fever decimates hog herds around the world. Producers in the European Union are the big winners, with sales to China climbing 43% through May.
Jul 15, 2019 by Bloomberg
The Trump administration proposed new immigration rules Monday for temporary agricultural workers that officials said would make it easier for employers to apply for the visas.
Jul 04, 2019 by Bloomberg
China is gobbling up supplies from abroad as African swine fever virus ravages their own herds. Prices in the European Union, which supplies more than half of China’s imports, are at a five-year high.
Jun 28, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed to another truce in their trade war Saturday, removing an immediate threat looming over the global economy even as a lasting peace remains elusive.