U.S. DDGS Exports To Vietnam Resume With First Shipments Delivered

Vietnam resumes DDGS imports

Shipping containers containing 7,850 metric tons of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) arrived into the Port of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, between Oct. 25 and Nov. 10, 2017 - among the first orders filled following a September announcement by the Vietnamese government that it would lift its suspension of DDGS imports and ease fumigation requirements for U.S. corn and wheat imports.

USGC, USSEC Reiterate Support For NAFTA During Buyers Conference In Mexico

quote from Kim Atkins from buyers conference in Mexico

Leaders of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) called for the continuation of strong partnerships built under the framework of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other Western Hemisphere free trade agreements while at a joint regional buyers conference this month in Mexico.

USGC And USDA Explore Future Of Ethanol Exports To India

Ethanol delegation of USDA India mission

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) recently participated in a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agricultural trade mission to India, led by new Undersecretary of Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney. As part of that mission, the Council led an ethanol delegation that included Council members and ethanol industry association leaders. 

USGC Promotes Wyatt To Manager Of Global Strategies

Katy Wyatt, USGC manager of global strategies

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has promoted Katy Wyatt to manager of global strategies, effective on Oct. 30, to replace Anne Zaczek, who departed the organization at the end of the month.  

In her new role, Wyatt will assist in managing global strategies programs, including the coordination of the Council's Unified Export Strategy and the organization's Food for Progress program in Tanzania. Wyatt will also provide support to the USGC global programs, trade policy and innovation/sustainability teams. 

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