Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm Programming Radio Oklahoma Network  |  7401 N. Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73111  |  (405) 841-3675  |  Fax: (405) 841-3674

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Brazil's Ag Minister Breaks News of Government's Decision to Approve Tariff on US Ethanal in Tweet

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:51:57 CDT

Brazil's Ag Minister Breaks News of Government's Decision to Approve Tariff on US Ethanal in Tweet Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Blairo Maggi tweeted this afternoon that CAMEX, Brazil’s Chamber of Foreign Trade, has approved a recommendation to impose a 20 percent tariff on U.S. ethanol imports after a 600 million liter tariff rate quota. Local media are reporting this TRQ would be in place for the following two years, stymying access to a large and growing market for U.S. ethanol exports.



The following is a joint statement on this action from U.S. Grains Council (USGC) President and CEO Tom Sleight, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen and Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor:


“We are disappointed and discouraged to see the ruling out of Brazil today imposing a tariff on U.S. ethanol. Given the tremendous volume of information we provided to Brazil that demonstrated how misguided a tariff would be, it seemed politics prevailed today and Brazilian consumers lost. Imposing tariffs on U.S. ethanol imports will hurt Brazilian consumers by driving up their costs at the pump. Additionally, this action goes against Brazil’s longstanding view that ethanol tariffs are inappropriate and will effectively close off an open and bilateral trading relationship that benefits all sides. We strongly urge this recommendation to be reversed as soon as possible and will work to that end through all available pathways.”



Source - US Grains Council




   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma National Stockyards - Oklahoma City - Close  Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:27:23 CDT
  • Joplin Regional Stockyards - Close  Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:25:13 CDT
  • Tuesday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning  Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:13:28 CDT
  • Maturity Rates Jump Higher From Last Week While Winter Wheat Planting Continues to Progress  Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:01:17 CDT
  • Slaughter Cows and Bulls Sell 1.00 to 2.00 Lower Monday at OKC West Livestock Auction in El Reno  Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:03:54 CDT
  • OK Farm Bureau Highlights Three Things to Watch as State Lawmakers Head to Special Session  Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:51:05 CDT
  • American Farm Bureau's Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey Shows Several Higher Retail Food Prices  Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:36:19 CDT
  • ICYMI - Heather Buckmaster of the Oklahoma Beef Council Shares the Checkoff's Latest Successes  Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:10:35 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Livestock Exchange Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show Stillwater Milling American Farmers & Ranchers KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2017 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup

    WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI