• House Agriculture Committee Looks at Global Subsidies

    Jun 05, 2015
    The House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing this week to review and discuss the trade distorting impact of farm subsidies in other countries and whether these subsidies may result in violations of subsidy rules in the World Trade Organization (WTO).
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  • US Rice Industry Weighs in on Impact of Trade with Cuba

    Jun 02, 2015
    Today the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) held a public hearing for their section 332 study entitled "Overview of Cuban Imports of Goods and Services and Effects of U.S. Restrictions." Terry Harris of Riceland Foods represented USA Rice on the first panel.
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  • One-on-One with ITC Rice Industry Study

    May 20, 2015
    Yesterday USA Rice hosted a briefing by members of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) research team that conducted the yearlong study on the factors and policies affecting the global competitiveness of the U.S. rice industry.
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  • USA Rice Hails ITC Study of Global Rice Industry

    May 14, 2015
    One year to the day after the request from the House Ways and Means Committee, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has released its study of factors and policies affecting the global competitiveness of the U.S. rice industry. The study, “Rice: Global Competitiveness of the U.S. Industry,” is known as a Section 332 investigation and examined the rice industry in the U.S. and in major producing and exporting countries, such as China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Uruguay, and Brazil, and found that the world rice market is a confusing, and often unfair place.
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