Vilsack: Can’t say we ‘Survived’ Trade War With China

first_imgAudio Playerhttps://hoosieragtoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/vilsack-china-wrap.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.During his address at Commodity Classic last week, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed the trade war with China. He says he can’t say with confidence that we “survived” the trade war.“I think unfortunately, and tragically, there were a lot of farmers that did not survive the trade war, that ended up having to leave the farm and that’s always an incredibly sad circumstance. I think we have to acknowledge that. I think we also have to acknowledge that where we are relative to trade, especially with China, is pretty much where we were in 2017.”Vilsack says the US market share of ag products going to China has gone down.“It’s not as if they’re buying more than they were buying before. In fact, our market share in China was in 2017 roughly 25 percent of their agricultural purchases were from the U.S. Today, it’s 15 percent. So, I think we have to put this in perspective.”Vilsack says one win from the trade war was China making commitments in the sanitary and phytosanitary area, opening up their beef market for example.Was the trade war worth it? For Vilsack, the jury is still out on the overall impact.“Certainly, if for whatever reason, China fails to meet its Phase One requirements in year two, I think that we have to maybe begin the process of asking China, ‘What more can be done in order for you to meet those requirements?’ Because they’re about 80 percent of what they promised they would buy. Certainly better than it was, and certainly helpful to the market, no question, and a good thing, but they’re not where they need to be.”Vilsack added that we have to become less reliant on the Chinese market and start to diversify by being more aggressive with other market opportunities. SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Vilsack: Can’t say we ‘Survived’ Trade War With China Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Vilsack: Can’t say we ‘Survived’ Trade War With China SHARE By Eric Pfeiffer – Mar 11, 2021 Previous articleVolatility in the Markets Not Going AwayNext articleEPA Considers Combining 2021-22 Biofuel Blending Targets Eric Pfeifferlast_img read more

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The Hathaway is delivering luxury living to high end empty nesters

first_imgMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours agoThe Hathaway in Auchenflower by Velocity Property Group delivering luxe apartments, penthouses and town homes across 14 residences.Mr Ansell said the needs of his clients always came first, as the company would make money regardless, and he was very tough on his builders, maintaining the highest standard of quality.“Empty nesters are more conscious of value for money, they are a very wealthy section of our nation but they are also hard workers,” Mr Ansell said. “Most didn’t inherit their money, they had to work hard for it.“We deliver a product the equivalent of a Mercedes Benz where you expect more from our product but we’re not for everybody, our projects usually have a starting price around $800,000.”Mr Ansell knows only too well how hard empty nesters have worked, he arrived in Redcliffe twenty plus years ago as a 19-year-old with just $60 to his name and now after many job knock backs in his early years, is overseeing a company with millions of dollars of projects under development.One of the things Mr Ansell holds closest, is his commitment to not just delivering a quality product, but to keep on delivering that quality well after the build is complete.“One of our points of difference is our commitment to our buyer experience and the addition of the concierge service to complement our existing maintenance manager service. This means that our buyers benefit from our long term value and investment as the developer into their property and lifestyle,” he said. The Hathaway in Auchenflower by Velocity Property Group delivering luxe apartments, penthouses and town homes across 14 residences.The Hathaway apartments and penthouses all have three bedrooms, open plan living and most have an additional media or multipurpose space.The three penthouses on the top floor range in size from 184sq m to 209sq m, starting from $1,445,000, including 2.5 to three bathrooms, with two offering stunning city views and the third a northerly aspect toward Mt Coot-tha.The eight apartments on the ground and first floor range from 120sq m to 162sq m priced from $799,000.The Hathaway town homes feature four bedrooms plus a study starting at $1,045,000.Amenities at The Hathaway include a bocce green and barbecue area that offer additional community space to the private balconies and courtyards with each property. The Hathaway is being marketed through Ben Wakely and Hannah Bryan of Urban Property and Velocity Property Group. The Hathaway in Auchenflower by Velocity Property Group delivering luxe apartments, penthouses and town homes across 14 residences.EMPTY nesters are demanding high-end luxury apartments with strict criteria as they downsize but still value quality living spaces and a healthy social life. Velocity Property Group managing director Brendon Ansell said his latest development The Hathaway, in Auchenflower, was designed to give empty nesters back their free time and provide them with a luxurious place to unwind.Located on the hilltop just behind The Wesley Hospital and close to transport, Mr Ansell said his company made a conscious decision that Brisbane didn’t need more skyrises but needed more for the growing wealthy empty nester community.center_img The Hathaway in Auchenflower by Velocity Property Group delivering luxe apartments, penthouses and town homes across 14 residences.He said based on their lifestyle, frequent travel and desire for high quality living spaces that are close to amenities such as restaurants and cafes, empty nesters wanted to downsize into properties that met strict criteria.“These properties need to be architecturally designed, well located, feature luxe finishes and be a solid financial investment with strong, long-term growth and The Hathaway delivers all of this across the three penthouses, eight apartments and the three town homes,” Mr Ansell said. He said with many empty nesters and busy professionals wanting to travel regularly, the design of properties such as The Hathaway needed to include full ‘lock and leave’ security, balanced with minimal common areas and no expensive gyms or pools to keep body corporate fees low. “In essence we give back time to our empty nester buyers who have worked hard their whole life and are now taking time out to enjoy their life and not spend it maintaining a large expensive home and to our busy professional buyers who want to relax when they are home, not maintain large properties,” he said. last_img read more

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Chukwueze Targets U-20 World Cup Trophy with Flying Eagles

first_img“For now there is no date on my arrival to the team’s camp because you know the season is still ongoing and the club won’t release me.“I’m always happy to play for the country at any level whenever I’m called upon and hopefully when the season ends in May I can have a clearer picture of how things will unfold but for now I can’t give an actual date of my arrival,” Chukwueze stated.However, AOIFootball.com gathered that the Spanish club hopes to block the youngsters participation at the tournament as they fear he could suffer burn out ahead of the new season.The 19-year-old is also an integral part of the Dream Team VII squad and could also feature in November’s AFCON U-23 Championship in Egypt should Nigeria go past Sudan in the final round of qualifiers.The Flying Eagles have been drawn in Group D of the tournament alongside USA, Ukraine and Qatar and would begin their campaign against the 2022 World Cup host on May 24.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Nigeria’s rising star, Samuel Chukwueze has opened up on his invitation to the National U-20 camp ahead of June FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, insisting he wants to play and help the country lift the trophy for the first time.Having played for both the Super Eagles and the Dream Team VII already, the Villarreal player who his available for the U-20 hopes his club would release him to join up with the squad ahead of the Mundial.Speaking to AOIFootball.com ahead of his team’s Europa League quarterfinal clash against Valencia tomorrow, the 19-year-old noted that for now he can’t say much but hopes to have a clearer picture when the season ends in May. Samuel Chukwuezelast_img read more

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