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BCI Trade Policy Op-Ed Published in the Packer

Adam Hollowell Explains the Impact of Tariffs on U.S. Ag Exports to Asia

When the U.S. withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in 2017, a new agreement was formed between remaining countries called the “Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).” Major U.S. trading partners have already ratified, including Japan, Vietnam, and Malaysia, resulting in tariff reduction or elimination of over 90% of traded goods, including agricultural products. However, because the U.S. is not a member, U.S. exports will struggle to compete and continue to lose market share to lower cost producers in other parts of the world. Please visit the Packer to read the article in full at