This letter was sent to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on March 31, 2015, regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Midwest Dairy Coalition worked to urge Members of Congress from the Upper Midwest to sign this important letter.  Access here.

Working for fair policy on export and import of dairy

The Midwest Dairy Coalition works to build consensus and provide a voice for the region's dairy cooperatives on federal issues that impact dairy, including international trade.

When major trade issues arise that have the potential for impacting the region's dairy industry, the Coalition works to develop positions and provide comment to help shape trade policy.

International Trade

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USDA World Markets and Trade

The agency's biannual report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in dairy products. The report covers cow’s milk, cheese, butter, skim milk powder and whole milk powder. Click here to access current and past reports.


Midwest Dairy Coalition comments regarding TPP FTA

These comments from the Midwest Dairy Coalition were sent to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on January 25, 2010, regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand et al. Learn more.