Cotton Statement on USDA Agreement Allowing Rice Exports to China
Contact: Caroline Rabbitt (202) 224-2353
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the USDA agreement with China allowing for rice exports:
"Arkansas rice is the best in the world, and today's announcement is a victory for our rice farmers. Now, for the first time, millions of new customers will be able to buy Arkansas rice, which will give a big boost to our state economy. I want to commend President Trump and Secretary Perdue for seeing this through. I raised this issue with them early on, and now I'm glad to say they have delivered for Arkansas farmers."