trade

US potato industry urges Vilsack, Tai to take ‘trust but verify’ approach with Mexico

With Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai scheduled to meet with Mexican Agriculture Secretary Victor Vill... READ MORE »

Potato imports to US continue to rise

Strong demand for potatoes and potato products and tight domestic supplies continues to drive increases in imports for the current (July 2020-June 202... READ MORE »

US potato exports continue to face challenging circumstances

U.S. potato exports have faced a great deal of adversity in the current marketing year (July 2020 to June 2021). Demand for frozen potato products dec... READ MORE »

Mexico court ruling clears major hurdle for U.S. potato producers, but maybe not the last

On April 28, the Mexican Supreme Court ruled unanimously to overturn a lower court’s ruling that prohibited the sale of U.S.-grown fresh potatoes be... READ MORE »

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 »


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