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A Look at "An American Budget"

President Donald Trump has been labeled – by friends and foes alike – as a marketing and branding wizard. He hasn’t lost that touch moving into the public sector from the business world with his unveiling of the administration’s FY 2019 “An American Budget” proposal today, a title keeping with the “American First” name of his policy strategy that came from his “Make America Great Again” campaign theme. The budget contains the president’s overall infrastructure initiative, which includes several USDA-related programs and investments such as the following: Rural Formula Funds - $50 billion for rural infrastructure investment, primarily broadband internet Existing Credit Pr...

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On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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