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Fruit Logistica brings global scale to produce show

BERLIN – With close to 80,000 visitors, Fruit Logistica is a nightmare when it comes to finding a taxi at the end of the day.

U.S. Apple asks for USMCA ratification, end to tariffs

The U.S. Apple Association, which represents a specialty crop significantly affected by retaliatory tariffs, asked President Trump for action on trade issues on the night of his State of the Union address.
Feb 06, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Exports, #Apples

USDA awards trade promotion funds to fight tariffs

About two dozen fresh produce and nut companies are recipients of funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $200 million Agricultural Trade Promotion Program, to alleviate the effects of tariffs on exports.
Feb 01, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #USDA, #Exports, #Mexico, #China

Look to Asia, Africa for growth in produce sales

NEW YORK, N.Y. – As population and per-capita consumption growth slows in the U.S., fresh produce marketers may be wise to focus on faster-expanding markets in Asia and Africa.

Fruit fly quarantine covers Southern California ports

A part of Los Angeles County, including the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports where a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables are imported into the U.S., is under quarantine for Mexican fruit fly.

Trade friction worries Eastern apple growers

The biggest market concern for Eastern apple shippers going into the 2018-19 season may be related to export market opportunities.
Sep 26, 2018 by Tom Karst #Eastern Apples, #Apples, #Exports

Progress, barriers examined by USDA trade leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Defending the administration’s trade agenda but warning friction with China may not end soon, a trade official said the administration is hopeful Canada will approve an updated trade agreement.
Sep 25, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce Crops, #Exports, #Mexico, #China, #Canada, #USDA

India pushes back retaliatory tariffs on U.S. apples

Once again sparing U.S. apples, the government of India has delayed implementation of retaliatory tariffs related to U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum from India.

U.S. pear export outlook positive despite China tariffs

The Northwest pear industry likely will have to live without China this season, but export markets elsewhere appear to be wide open.

Study: Fruit, nut tariffs drop export sales by billions

University of California economists estimate U.S. exporters of 10 fruits and nuts could see a loss of $2.64 billion a year due to tariffs — and up to $3.34 billion a year for potential effects on other markets.