The U.S. will shield a list of allies including Europe, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil from steel and aluminum tariffs that take effect on Friday, according to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
The U.S. is the biggest market for Mexican beef exports, accounting for 89% of that country's total exports in 2017. Mexico is also a major market for U.S. beef exports, taking 14.7% of total U.S. beef exports in 2017
The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.