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AFBF ENDORSES TRADE CAMPAIGN

The American Farm Bureau Federation has joined Farmers for Free Trade, a bipartisan campaign intended to rebuild local support for trade in the U.S. Sara Lilygren, the organization’s president, said the state-level campaign will help make sure the public knows what’s at stake during trade renegotiations, such as the fourth round of NAFTA talks, which… read more

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IFB MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT WHITE HOUSE

IFB President Richard Guebert Jr. called on members to contact the White House and urge President Donald Trump not to withdraw from the Korean-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. “Illinois farmers cannot afford to withdraw from the Korean Free Trade Agreement,” he said. “We have too much at stake. Please tell President Trump that we need every… read more

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EU, #JAPAN SEND SIGNAL TO TRUMP WITH #TRADE DEAL

Japan and the European Union agreed to a free trade pact to create the world’s biggest open economic area and signal resistance to what they see as U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist turn. Both believe that the trade deal will boost economic growth and employment in their countries. (Reuters)

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#EU, #JAPAN RACE TO CLINCH #TRADE ACCORD

The European Union and Japan’s leaders will gather in Brussels tomorrow, seeking to announce a broad trade deal that would send a strong signal for global cooperation against U.S. protectionism a day before the Group of 20 summit. The EU-Japan push comes as G-20 leaders prepare to rebuke President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies during their… read more

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TRADE POLL

49% of people said they don’t know enough about free-trade agreements to say whether they are good or bad for the economy. About a third of respondents believe free-trade agreements are good for the economy; 18% say they are bad, according to the latest installment of the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.

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FREE TRADE

A new WSJ/NBC News poll finds a mixed feeling for overseas trade by voters. Overall, Americans appear to be split down the middle on trade, with 46% supporting a hypothetical candidate who backs free trade and 48% supporting a candidate who views trade negative

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