U.S. Ag Stories to Watch in 2019



On Jan. 23, 2017, only three days into his presidency, President Trump signed an executive order to remove the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Since then, six of the 11 remaining countries have signed the deal and are working to ratify and enact the agreement. The members of the trade deal represent about 13.5 percent of the global GDP.

With its omission from the deal, the U.S. stands to lose about US$2 billion as products like wheat and beef become more expensive to export.

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