• USA Rice Welcomes Jesica Kincaid

    Jan 29, 2018
    Jesica Kincaid joins the USA Rice trade team.
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  • USA Rice Sees KORUS Modernization Talks as Opportunity

    Jan 26, 2018
    The U.S. and Korean governments have begun discussions to modernize the free trade agreement between the two countries which is commonly known as KORUS. Rice was removed from the original KORUS agreement, which took effect in 2012.
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  • Mexico Opens Door to U.S. Competitors

    Jan 16, 2018
    Amidst tense renegotiations and rhetoric around the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the government of Mexico (GOM) has announced a tariff rate quota (TRQ) for rice of 150,000 metric tons (MT) each for calendar year 2018 and calendar year 2019. Under the TRQ, rice can be imported in any form (paddy, milled) and avoid the 20 percent duty on milled rice or the 9 percent duty on paddy rice. This TRQ is identical in amount, terms, and purpose as took place in 2017.
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