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We All Pay a Price When Politics Gets in the Way of Trade

President Obama’s trip to Japan is already a missed opportunity—and Congress deserves a share of the blame. The White House had hoped to use the president’s visit to Tokyo this week to announce a breakthrough in trade talks, as President Obama embarks on a four-nation tour of Asia. Now it appears that won’t happen: “A […]

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We All Pay a Price When Politics Gets in the Way of Trade

President Obama’s trip to Japan is already a missed opportunity—and Congress deserves a share of the blame. The White House had hoped to use the president’s visit to Tokyo this week to announce a breakthrough in trade talks, as President Obama embarks on a four-nation tour of Asia. Now it appears that won’t happen: “A […]

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Planting the Four Billionth Acre of Biotech Crops in the World

As I begin to plant my own crops this week, I know that somewhere in the northern hemisphere this month, a farmer will put a seed in the ground—and the world will have its 4-billionth acre of genetically modified crops. Perhaps it will happen in my country of Spain, which is Europe’s leader in GM […]

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The Department of Commerce Takes AD and CVD Case on Mexican Sugar

On April 18 the U.S. Department of Commerce opened an investigation into allegations by U.S. sugar producers that Mexican producers benefited from government subsidies and sold sugar into the U.S. market at less than fair value.  The American Sugar Coalition, a group of U.S. producers and refiners, had filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) […]

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