Mexico

Labor, trade, government changes discussed during Potato Expo

The U.S. federal government is about to see significant changes in leadership, as the presidency and control of the senate will soon be in Democratic ... READ MORE »

Biden’s choice for U.S. Trade Representative is Katherine Tai

President-elect Joe Biden has made picks for two key federal positions that will affect agriculture production and trade. Former Secretary of Agric... READ MORE »

US potato exports down 23% in volume during third quarter

Third-quarter exports of U.S. potatoes and potato products were down significantly as COVID-19 continues to affect demand, reported Potatoes USA Nov. ... READ MORE »

More than $6 billion worth of CFAP2 payments awarded

As of Oct. 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture had nearly 350,000 applications and awarded more $6.13 billion through the Coronavirus Food Assistan... READ MORE »

Mexican produce dumping concerns to be addressed

On Sept. 1, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Department of Commerce, and USDA released a report detailing the Trump Administratio... READ MORE »

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US potato reps hopeful on Mexico court case, but eyeing alternatives

National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles discussed the U.S. potato industry’s ongoing trade dispute with Mexico during the latest “Eye on Potatoes... READ MORE »

Senators urge for more pressure on Mexico in potatoes-for-avocados dispute

A trio of U.S. Senators issued a letter Aug. 18 to the USDA and U.S. Trade Representative to urge for increased pressure on Mexico for more access to ... READ MORE »

Potato exports down 2.6%, year-over-year, due to pandemic

U.S. potato exports for the July 2019-June 2020 marketing year (MY20), declined 2.6% in value and 2.2% for the fresh weight equivalent volume from the... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA’s International Marketing Committee talks export numbers

Potatoes USA, the marketing arm of the U.S. potato industry, is holding its annual summer meetings through a series of virtual events. On July ... READ MORE »

Fresh-potatoes-to-Mexico push has been a long one for US potato industry

The U.S. potato industry’s quest to get more access for fresh potatoes into Mexico remains ongoing. Actually, more like stalled in the Mexican Supre... READ MORE »


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