Taiwan Intends To Buy $3 Billion In US Ag Exports

WASHINTON – On Wednesday Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) represented the state of Kansas as he signed letters with a Taiwanese Agricultural Delegation and American grain representatives, in which the island nation declared their intent to purchase over $3 Billion in American product over the next two years.

At the LBJ Room of the U.S. Capitol, Congressman Huelskamp, the Agricultural Trade Goodwill Mission from the Republic of China (Taiwan), the U.S. Grain Council, U.S. Wheat Associates and U.S. Soybean Export Council gathered for the ceremonial signing of intent to purchase American corn, soy and wheat. Huelskamp also visited with the Taiwanese Ambassador and encouraged the Taiwanese to allow their citizens to purchase Kansas pork.

Congressman Huelskamp gave the following statement on his signing of these Letters of Intent:

“As a Kansas farmer, I was honored to sign agreements with the nation of Taiwan to expand import of our Kansas agricultural production. I am thankful that Taiwan has been such a loyal customer for my fellow Kansas farmers and me. With these letters of intent, I am confident that Kansas farmers, indeed the entire state, will continue to win with additional exports around the world.”