Monthly Archives: February 2018

Farmers for Free Trade Releases New Report Highlighting How Agriculture is Targeted for Retaliation in Trade Disputes

February 27, 2018 by FFT | Category: News |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           CONTACT: Matt McAlvanah – – 202-341-9362 READ THE FULL REPORT HERE Report details how America’s trading partners historically target politically and economically symbolic ag products; Report comes as Trump Administration contemplates tariffs on steel and aluminum that could result in retaliation (Washington, D.C.) – Farmers for Free Trade, a bipartisan campaign to rebuild support for trade at the grassroots level, today released anew report highlighting how American farmers and ranchers have traditionally paid the price for trade disputes in the form of retaliatory tariffs on ag products. The report comes as the Trump Administration makes final […]

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Farmers for Free Trade Statement on Commerce Department’s Report Recommending Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

February 23, 2018 by FFT | Category: News |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 2/16/18                                                    CONTACT: (Washington D.C.) – Today, Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, issued the following statement after the Department of Commerce released its report on a Section 232 investigation on steel and aluminum imports. The Commerce Department report recommends major new tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. “Everyone agrees we need to hold our trading partners accountable, but taking unilateral action to raise tariffs often comes with harmful unintended consequences. History shows […]

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