Tag Archives: Trade

Why Don’t Iowa Farmers Export More to Europe?

During a brief appearance at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta on Thursday, President Trump claimed a trade breakthrough with European allies. “We just opened up Europe for you,” he said. Not so fast! On Saturday, European Union Commission President … Continue reading

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China Refuses To Buy US Soybeans

No tariff is paid when you don’t buy the product. Well, here comes the blowback from the extremely ill-considered tariff threat that our Dear Leader made against China. Because China has made friends across the globe and has pockets full … Continue reading

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Killing The Economy Part 2 Trade And Tariffs

About a month ago – it is almost hard to keep track of time in the current rush of news – Iowa suddenly found itself smack in the middle of a trade war that it had nothing to do with. … Continue reading

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