By Vicki Needham - 04/02/10 04:08 PM EDT
Baucus, chairman of the Finance Committee, noted that the United States is the world's top exporter of wheat and beef and removing trade barriers could create much-needed jobs. Baucus and Grassley said their states would benefit from an increase in agricultural exports.
They've asked for the report to include information on China's participation in global agricultural markets, specifically teh Asia-Pacific region; competitive factors affecting China's agricultural sector including technology, domestic support and pricing and market regimes. recent trends in China's market and the economic effects of an any tariff and non-tariff measures.