trade

Mexican Supreme Court rules to allow US fresh potatoes to be sold throughout Mexico

On April 28, the Mexican Supreme Court ruled by a unanimous vote of five to zero in favor of overturning a 2017 lower court decision that prevented th... READ MORE »

Japan removes remaining tariffs on US frozen fries

Japan recently eliminated its remaining 2.1% tariff on U.S. frozen fries (HS 2004.10) as a result of the tariff concessions secured under the US-Japan... READ MORE »

Mexican potato producers ask president to deny US potatoes

The National Confederation of Potato Producers of Mexico (CONPAPA) has asked the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to withdraw... READ MORE »

Vilsack willing to use USMCA deal in US-Mexico potatoes dispute

The news radio outlet AgInfo.net posted April 1 USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s recent comments about utilizing the USMCA to enforce U.S. trade rights... READ MORE »

NPC, ag groups address growing concerns with Mexico to Vilsack, USTR

The National Potato Council and 26 leading food and agriculture associations sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Represe... READ MORE »

More delay in the US-Mexico fresh potato case, frustration grows

On March 3, the Mexican Supreme Court once again declined to vote on a draft ruling that would overturn a ban on the importation of U.S. fresh potatoe... READ MORE »

Fresh potatoes-to-Mexico case delayed until March 3 (at least)

Ruling on the cases involving U.S. fresh potato access to all of Mexico has been postponed by the Mexican Supreme Court. The court will not rule on th... READ MORE »

US potato exports slowly recovering

U.S. potato exports continue to recover but remain behind previous year levels. Exports for the first six months of the marketing year, July-December ... READ MORE »

Frozen potato exports lag during final quarter of 2020

Exports of U.S. frozen potato products were down nearly 11%, year-over-year, during the fourth quarter of 2020.  According to the Feb. 10 issue of... READ MORE »

NPC’s Quarles named to ag trade advisory committee

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Jan. 14 the appointment of 67 members, includin... READ MORE »


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