National editor Tom Karst and staff writer Ashley Nickle discuss the latest industry conversations around the new China tariffs and the possible implications of Kroger's exploration of autonomous grocery delivery.
(UPDATED, Aug. 14) Sparking a 400-point rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the United States Trade Representative said Aug. 13 the U.S. will delay tariffs on some imports from China until Dec. 15.
Buoying stock prices and industry hopes on Oct. 11, China and the U.S. have agreed to what President Trump called a “very substantial phase-one deal” to take heat out of the trade war that began last year.
With a hint of possible trade retaliation against U.S. agricultural imports, Mexican industry leaders have warned that the current proposal from the U.S. create a new tomato suspension agreement is unacceptable.
Trade tension intensified this week as the U.S. attempted to pressure China into ceasing what President Donald Trump describes as unfair trade practices, including the theft of intellectual property and technology.
Tom Karst and Ashley Nickle discuss the subjects on which they have been reporting this week, with Tom diving deep on the China tariffs and Ashley gathering insight on avocados leading up to Cinco de Mayo.
National editor Tom Karst shares the latest on possible tariffs for produce going to China, and staff writer Ashley Nickle reflects on her trip to California for the CFFA annual meeting and a tour of The Wonderful Co.