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Value of trade highlighted during embassy visit

Value of trade highlighted during embassy visit
Iowa Farm Bureau Ag Leaders visited the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 13, meeting with Tatasumasa Miyata (center), counselor for agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Ag Leaders Insitute heard from both sides of a proposed deal between the U.S. and Japan in meetings during the group’s trip to Washington, D.C., earlier this month. If approved, the deal would increase market access for American agricultural goods.

"We’re getting close to an agreement," said Roger Wentzel, deputy assistant to the U.S. trade representative for the...




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