Rice is the most manipulated commodity in the world and U.S. rice exporters and farmers are at the mercy of governments that make no secret of their WTO violations. The industry would like the U.S. government to take a case against India to the WTO – but our two recent victories against China have had little impact – so is it worth it? Craig Thorn of DTB AgriTrade and USA Rice’s Peter Bachmann join Michael and Asiha to talk it all through. All that, the Peace Corp, being tear gassed, and more.
Craig Thorn, Partner, DTB AgriTrade and Peter Bachmann, VP of Government Affairs & Trade Policy, USA Rice