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U.S. Beef Faces New Challenge in China

Josh McGill Beef, Cattle, Trade

It has been just over one year since China reopened to U.S. beef after an absence of nearly 14 years. The U.S. beef industry has made progress in establishing a customer base in China, but is about to face a steep challenge – an additional 25 percent retaliatory tariff, which will raise China’s total import duty rate on U.S. beef to 37 percent. U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Joe Schuele has more on the story.