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By Michael Hirtzer
CHICAGO, March 8 (Reuters) - U.S. corn futures jumped 1.6
percent to a seven-month high on Thursday after the Department
of Agriculture showed smaller-than-expected stockpiles in the
wake of increased exports and demand for ethanol, traders said.
* Australian fine wool prices hits record high of A$18kg
* Farmers unable to fully capitalise amid shearer shortage
* Parts of Australia are in peak shearing season
* Australia dominates export wool clothing market with 90
By Jonathan Barrett and Colin Packham
President Donald Trump pressed ahead with the imposition of 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% for aluminum on Thursday but exempted Canada and Mexico.
President Donald Trump signed executive orders enacting new steel and aluminum tariffs on Thursday.
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By Bruno Federowski and Anthony Boadle
BRASILIA, March 8 (Reuters) - The Brazilian government will
try to negotiate its way out of newly announced U.S. tariffs on
steel and aluminum imports but could take stronger action to
protect its industry if those talks fall through.
TOKYO, March 9 (Reuters) - The United States' decision to
impose tariffs on steel and aluminium was "regrettable" and will
likely have a "big impact" on economic ties between Japan and
the United States, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said in a
statement on Friday.
Kono said the decision would also impact the global economy,
adding that Japan would respond appropriately upon examining any
impact on Japanese companies and World Trade Organization (WTO)
BUENOS AIRES, March 8 (Reuters) - Argentina will seek to
join Mexico and Canada in getting an exemption from U.S. tariffs
on steel and aluminum imports, which President Donald Trump
finalized in a proclamation on Thursday, the South American
country's Foreign Ministry said.
In pressing ahead with the 25 percent tariffs on steel
imports and 10 percent for aluminum, Trump exempted Canada and
Mexico in a move aimed at pressuring them to give ground in
separate talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
By Keith Coffman
March 8 (Reuters) - Ryan Bundy, who was at the forefront of
two armed confrontations between right-wing militia activists
and the U.S. government over the past four years, said on
Thursday he planned to run for Nevada governor on a states'
Bundy, 45, said in a telephone interview he would mount a
petition drive to qualify for the November ballot as an
independent candidate, and canvass the state to gather support
in "face-to-face conversations" with voters.
SEOUL, March 9 (Reuters) - South Korea's trade minister said
on Friday that the country would actively consider filing a
complaint to the World Trade Organization over U.S. steel
tariffs, but would continue to ask for its steel exports to be
exempted from the tariffs.
SYDNEY, March 9 (Reuters) - U.S. corn futures edged lower on
Friday, retreating from a more than seven-month high, but the
grain was set to finish the week up nearly 2 percent after a
widely watched crop report said end of season supplies would be
lower than expected.