Bühler GmbHTBA GroupViganPort of StocktonTMS Awards 2023Telestack
  • Van Aalst
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • Sailors Society
  • TBA Group
  • Geneva Dry
  • Cimbria

Final agreement to implement USMCA

Final agreement to implement USMCA

(Posted on 16/03/20)

Canada’s government has approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), making it the third and final party to the agreement to do so. Below is a statement from U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Chairman Darren Armstrong, a farmer from North Carolina, on this milestone:

“Our leaders and members are thrilled to see the completion of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s approval process and look forward to it entering into force.

“The list of advantages of USMCA for our sector is long. The agreement:

• maintains zero tariffs on U.S. feed grains, co-products and ethanol;

• provides the highest enforceable sanitary and phytosanitary standards in any trade agreement to date;

• addresses regulatory equivalence, science and risk analysis, transparency and cooperative technical consultations;

• creates a rapid-response mechanism to address trade challenges;

• modernizes border procedures; and

• includes an enforceable biotechnology chapter – the first ever in a U.S. trade agreement.

“Throughout the negotiations that produced USMCA, the Council has worked closely within our industry, with our customers – particularly in Mexico – and with the negotiating governments to ensure the needs of the U.S. grains sector were considered and the new agreement continued the success we experienced together under NAFTA. We welcomed the chance to bring Mexican buyers to the United States, U.S. farm reporters to Mexico and talk with so many stakeholders about the importance of our relationships with Canada and Mexico.

“All told, we believe this agreement will solidify our most important and strategic trade relationships with our closest neighbours and best customers, and it will position our industry to continue to grow with our friends and partners in Mexico and Canada.

“We appreciate the hard work of everyone involved in this intense process and look forward to continued growth toward a more successful future with the foundation USMCA provides.”

Latest News

Rio Tinto reaches four billion tonnes of iron ore shipped to China

(Posted on 22/07/24)

Rio Tinto has celebrates the shipment of four billion tonnes of iron ore from the Pilbara in Western... Read more


Africa’s opportunity to build sustainable logistics networks across mining sector

(Posted on 18/07/24)

Capt. Pappu Sastry, CEO of Adhira Shipping and Logistics (ASL) has said that Africa’s mining sector... Read more


Conditions on Simandou iron ore investment now satisfied

(Posted on 16/07/24)

All conditions have now been satisfied for Rio Tinto’s investment to develop the Simandou high... Read more


ADM offers segregated, traceable soybean meal to European customers

(Posted on 12/07/24)

ADM, a global leader in innovative solutions from nature, has announced that it is offering fully verified... Read more


Rio Tinto to install carbon free aluminium smelting cells

(Posted on 04/07/24)

Rio Tinto will install carbon free aluminium smelting cells at its Arvida smelter in Québec,... Read more


Moonbound appoints ASL for long-term South African lithium logistics project

(Posted on 28/06/24)

Moonbound Mining Ltd. has appointed Adhira Shipping and Logistics (ASL) as its logistics contractor... Read more


ADM and Bayer collaboration help farmers achieve lower carbon emissions

(Posted on 19/06/24)

 ADM and Bayer have announced an extension of their collaboration, working with farmers in a bid... Read more


US House appropriations bill includes reinstatement of NASS reports

(Posted on 14/06/24)

A House appropriations subcommittee in the USA has approved its Fiscal Year 2025 bill that includes... Read more


Rio Tinto to acquire Mitsubishi’s stake in Boyne aluminium smelter

(Posted on 14/06/24)

Rio Tinto has agreed to acquire Mitsubishi Corporation’s 11.65% interest in Boyne Smelters Ltd... Read more


Richards Bay Minerals’ renewable energy agreement

(Posted on 07/06/24)

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) has signed a renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with Khangela Emoyeni... Read more


Port of South LouisianaVan AalstGeneva DryCimbriaSailors Society
  • Bühler GmbH
  • Port of Stockton

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping