Business Beat: Trans-Pacific Partnership could benefit Missouri and U.S. agriculture | KBIA

Business Beat: Trans-Pacific Partnership could benefit Missouri and U.S. agriculture

Mar 18, 2015

Credit Kristofor Husted / Harvest Public Media

After years of negotiations, a dozen countries are on the verge of a trade agreement that could be worth billions of dollars to the U.S. agriculture industry. For Missouri soybean producers, that could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan. As Harvest Public Media’s Kristofor Husted reports, many American farmers and ranchers are eager to see the deal inked, but removing tariffs doesn’t come easy.