posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:23 AM
According to The Herald Review the fair owes more than $36,000 in prizes for livestock exhibitors from last year.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:03 AM
The government lost billions of dollars on the rice subsidy plan, which also cost Thailand its position as the world's leading rice exporter as the artificially high prices forced the government to stockpile the commodity.
posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:04 PM
A Chinese state company, Pei Ta Huang, terminated a contract to buy 1.2 million tons of rice out of concern it would run into problems due to an investigation by Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission.
posted on February 7, 2014 at 11:40 AM
In a letter signed by dozens of celebrities, Obama was urged not to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership until Japan bans its dolphin hunt.
posted on January 17, 2014 at 2:53 PM
The expansion project, now 72 percent complete, would double the capacity of the 50-mile (80-kilometer) canal, which carries between 5 and 6 percent of world commerce.
posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:22 PM
Energy companies say the U.S. should act now, before other countries such as Russia or Iran approve export projects that could help meet growing energy demands in Asia and other parts of the world.
posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM
In a statement, the agency called on U.S. authorities to strengthen controls on corn exports to ensure unapproved strains are not sent to China.
posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM
Beijing banned U.S. beef in 2003 due to fears of mad cow disease. It has promised in recent years to ease those restrictions but effectively maintained its ban.
posted on December 6, 2013 at 5:58 PM
The Commerce Department reported this week that America’s cavernous trade deficit narrowed in October to $40.6 billion. That’s down 5.4 percent from September and the improvement beat preliminary estimates.
posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Officials say the agreement will be a boost for the burgeoning U.S. industry, one of the fastest-growing sectors of agriculture.
posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:44 PM
Despite the slowdown, communist leaders have expressed determination to stick to their plans, which would impose short-term pain in exchange for sustained, stable growth later.
posted on July 3, 2013 at 3:30 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union confirmed Tuesday that free-trade negotiations with the United States should kick off as planned next week, despite widespread concerns over the alleged eavesdropping of EU diplomats.
posted on June 21, 2013 at 6:13 PM
The largest bilateral trade agreement in history was proposed this week in Ireland during the G-8 Summit.
posted on June 21, 2013 at 4:51 PM
The largest bilateral trade agreement in history was proposed this week in Enniskillen, Ireland during the G-8 summit. U.S. and European Union members agreed to open negotiations on a broad trade deal that would slash tariffs and other barriers...
posted on May 3, 2013 at 6:58 PM
Winter reprises its role in the Grain Belt as record snowfall delays planting even further. The Food and Drug Administration gets the jitters over added caffeine in food and beverages. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange tries to level the playing...