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USDA to visit Taiwan, UK, Vietnam, others in 2019 trade missions

December 05, 2018 at 11:44 AM
The Agriculture Department has seven trade missions planned so far for 2019, eyeing trips to Canada, Colombia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Kenya, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Such missions are intended to forge and strengthen trade relationships with the hope of exporting additional U.S. agricultural products and reducing reliance on China, which bought nearly $20 billion worth of agricultural goods in 2017. China is the second-largest market for U.S. agriculture, behind Canada. President Trump has imposed Section 301 tariffs on $250 billion...

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