NFI’s Robert DeHaan Testifies Before International Trade Commission

The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating the economic impact of Section 301 tariffs on U.S. industries. Since 2018, the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has argued that the tariffs placed on seafood products have increased costs for U.S. seafood processors, punished American seafood harvesters utilizing China processing for U.S.-bound products and robbed U.S. exporters of competitive access to the world’s largest seafood market.

FL Commissioner Nikki Fried: ITC Reports Confirm Mexican Imports Devastating Florida Farmers

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried made the following statement in response to reports released last week by the non-partisan U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) concerning the effect of imports on the domestic seasonal squash and cucumber markets. The ITC reports confirm unfair practices have fueled the explosive growth of Mexican fruit and vegetable imports resulting in grave harm to American producers, demonstrating a clear need for the federal government to provide timely and effective relief for impacted farmers in Florida and other seasonal crop states.

FL Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried Backs Congressional Bill Defending Domestic Produce Production

The Defending Domestic Produce Production Act was reintroduced in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, which would help seasonal produce and specialty crop growers fight unfair trade practices by nations including Mexico

Increased Imports Of Fresh, Chilled, or Frozen Blueberries Do Not Seriously Injure U.S. Industry, USITC Determines

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today determined that fresh, chilled, or frozen blueberries are not being imported into the United States in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury,

ITC Blueberry Determination Helps USMCA Move Forward

The U.S. International Trade Commission has found that imported blueberries are not a cause of serious injury to domestic growers, an outcome that is applauded by the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas.