Trump Promises $15 Billion for Trade Aid to Farmers

On Monday, President Trump announced that he intended to provide U.S. farmers with $15 billion in new trade aid to offset the impacts of the ongoing and escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Details of the aid plan have not been published, but U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated a proposed plan would be delivered to President Trump in the coming days.

More below:

https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trade-china-agriculture/trump-says-u-s-farmers-to-get-15-bln-in-aid-amid-china-trade-spat-idUSW1N22001S

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/10/trumps-new-plan-to-aid-farmers-faces-many-hurdles-says-ex-usda-chief.html

https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/12195-new-ag-trade-aid-package-in-days-not-weeks

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