U.S. looking to expand ag exports in southeast Asia
The Biden administration is eyeing opportunities to significantly grow U.S. agriculture exports to southeast Asia, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Daniel Whitley said last week at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Atlanta.
The administration’s plans to develop an Indo-Pacific economic framework, announced late last year, hold promising growth opportunities for agriculture, Whitley explained.
Negotiations with countries, including Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea, are expected to begin early this year. The White House has indicated several topics of interest for the talks, including trade facilitation, digital trade, supply chain resiliency, clean energy,...
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