National Fisheries Institute Statement on Reinstatement of Tariff Exclusions

The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is pleased to have helped lead the effort to reduce costs for its members and promote free and fair trade through the reduction of tariffs.

U.S. Apple Exports to India Down 79 Percent; USApple Urges Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

December 1, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association today said more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers can once again compete in the Indian market.

Statement by Jim Bair, President & CEO U.S. Apple Association Re: Easing of Tariffs on EU Imports November 2, 2021

November 3, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

“This weekend’s announcement that the Biden Administration will ease tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union should be congratulated as good news. Hopefully this will be the first step in helping reclaim market share for other U.S. export-dependent farm commodities. But for most U.S. apples the announcement will have little positive effect since the EU’s unscientific rules against even infinitesimally low residues of modern production compounds lock U.S. growers out of that market.”

National Fisheries Institute Statement on Suspension of UK Tariffs

Just days after the US and European Union (EU) officials announced plans to suspend tariffs on goods involved in the Boeing/Airbus trade dispute, policy makers are revealing a similar deal with the United Kingdom (UK.)

Japan Temporarily Sets Higher Tariffs On U.S. Beef Imports

March 17, 2021 Reuters

Japan is temporarily raising tariffs on U.S. beef imports as volumes have exceeded levels agreed to between the two nations for the fiscal year ending on March 31, Japan’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.