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2017 USDA Update Presented at ACSA MWB Meeting January 19, 2017

Topics Include: Quality of 2016/17 Crop, Futures Update, Foreign Growth (World Cotton Contract), Fees, and Innovations Update

Shipping Performance of USDA Licensed Warehouses

2017 Jan 3 – Procedures for contacting USDA Kansas City Commodity Office regarding shipping performance of USDA Llicensed Warehouses

1. All submission of complaints on warehouse performance should be directed to: Mr. Timothy Mehl, email:timothy.mehl@kcc.usda.gov -direct line via phone: 816.926.6417.

2. KCCO does not provide any form for filing complaints.

3. Members are required to furnish […]

ICAC Statement of 75th Plenary Meeting

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) met in Islamabad, Pakistan, from October 30 to November 4, 2016 for its 75th Plenary Meeting since the establishment of the Committee in 1939. The meeting was attended by 378 persons, including representatives from 14 Members, 4 international organizations and 4 non-member countries.

Statement of 75th Plenary Meeting

Oct 9 Briefing in Shanghai for CCI

Tuesday, 11 October 2016:  Please find the power point presentation by Mr. Yuan Haiying (Yuan Associates ) presented during  the CCI Quality seminar held in Shanghai October 9th. ACSA members were invited to attend as well as agents or local representatives.

Power Point Presentation

DSG Update: Senate Ag Committee Votes on CFTC Commissioner Nominations

Thursday, 29 SEP:  Today, the Senate Ag Committee met off of the Senate floor to vote on the nominations of Christopher Brummer and Brian Quintenz to become CFTC Commissioners.  Both nominees were reported favorably by the Committee (unanimous voice vote) and will be placed on the Senate Executive Calendar for consideration by the full Senate, the […]

Chairman Conaway Applauds Initiation of Enforcement Action Against China’s Agriculture Subsidies

TUESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2016

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) joined U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in announcing the U.S. has launched a new trade enforcement action against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) […]

All U.S. cotton entering China must be fumigated for Zika virus

ACSA has learned recently of the requirement to fumigate all US cotton entering China due to Zika virus. Earlier this year several Latin American countries were required by the Chinese CIQ to fumigate their cotton entering the PRC.

Yuan Associates office has provided the information below from the Chinese Department of Supervision on Health Quarantine at […]

CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo Keynote Address At ACSA

DSG SUMMARY POSITION LIMITS SUPPLEMENTAL PROPOSAL

TUESDAY, 2016 MAY 31 – DELTA STRATEGY GROUP:

On May 26, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) voted unanimously to issue for public comment a supplement to its December 2013 position limits proposal.  Please find attached a summary of the supplemental proposal prepared by Delta Strategy Group.  The summary includes:

  • General background and […]

DSG: CFTC Approves Supplement to Position Limits Proposal

TUESDAY, 2016 MAY 31 – DELTA STRATEGY GROUP:

Friday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) voted unanimously to issue for public comment a supplement to its December 2013 position limits proposal that will:

  • Provide a new process for exchanges to recognize certain positions in commodity derivative contracts as non-enumerated bona fide […]