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Since Japan buys 150,000 tonnes of Canadian barley yearly, 
eliminating the country’s $113-per-tonne tariff would boost 
its value by nearly $17 million.

Trade deal could be a ‘huge’ shot in the arm for barley acres

Barley acres have been plunging, but the Pacific trade pact could be a game changer

Barley could get a major boost from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. “The potential to value add on a feed product, which is usually considered to be the bottom end of the market, is huge here, and that’s much better than exporting a raw product,” said Doug Robertson, president of the Western Barley Growers Association. […] Read more