Southeast Asia will have to embrace genuine trade liberalization, in all aspects — sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and import authorizations, in addition to tariff removals — if it wishes to see its full potential for food security and economic prosperity. Currently, non-tariff trade barriers (NTTBs) are becoming the norm, as nations are willing to liberalize on paper, but not on the ground.
Millennials are always on their phones and never pay attention. Baby boomers don’t know how to adapt to new technology. Sound familiar? Generational tension and lack of understanding can cause phrases like these to float around the workplace.
For the first time, four different generations are working together side-by-side. Supervisors are managing people with an age difference ranging up to 40 years.
Our customers around the world want to understand what happened throughout the U.S. crop year and how that impacted the quality of the U.S. grains available for them to buy. With the U.S. Grains Council’s Corn Harvest Quality Report and Corn Export Cargo Quality Report — and through the face-to-face meetings that help present them to customers — we are helping U.S. agriculture maintain its premium brand in the global marketplace.