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Washington Insider--Wednesday
Wed Oct 9, 2013 06:05 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

TPP Talks Not Yet Focused on Currency Issues

Members of Congress and a number of U.S. manufacturing officials have been pressing the Obama administration to address currency manipulation concerns during the continuing Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade talks. Unfortunately, the U.S. government shutdown caused President Obama to cancel his planned trip to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Bali, Indonesia, where TPP leaders met earlier this week.

In advance of the Bali meeting, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said the administration ...

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