The National Potato Council is gearing for an important online media event on the 26th of February, 2024 to unveil a ground-breaking research paper, “The Current and Potential impact of a booming potato export market,” crafted by esteemed economists at Michigan State University. The comprehensive report forecasts an increase of $1 billion in GDP of the U.S. GDP and the creating of a variety of jobs due to the growth of U.S. potato exports.
The report is released as an indication that U.S. aims to bolster agriculture trade with important partners such as Mexico, Canada, Japan and South Korea, marking a crucial moment for the country’s agriculture sector. This discussion will provide details from the top National Potato Council management and include 2023 president RJ Andrus, as well as the Chief Executive Officer Kam Quarles. They will shed an understanding of the significance of the report in an open Q&A.
This program demonstrates the council’s determination to bring the U.S. potato industry onto the international stage, encouraging the economy and strengthening international trade relationships. Participation at the roundtable is possible by registering in advance, providing the opportunity for all stakeholders from around the world to participate in this transformational discussion.