China's promised purchases of U.S. ag products would be unprecedented if realized, U.S.M.C.A. is expected to pass through the Senate this week and FSA reminds of the upcoming deadline for ARC and PLC signups.
President Trump and China's Liu He will sign the Phase One trade accord this morning, the U.S., Japan and the E.U. place pressure on China over government subsidies and Hungary detects more cases of H5N8 bird flu.
Chinese pork and soybean imports surged in December, The Treasury Dept. will remove China from the list of currency manipulators and U.S. Trade Rep. Bob Lighthizer will conduct talks with the E.U. and Japan this week.