beef

Trade is Major Issue for Cattle Producers

Josh McGill Beef, Beef, Cattle, General, Industry

ncbaWe told you last week that it has been just over one year since China reopened to U.S. beef after an absence of nearly 14 years. And while the our beef industry has made progress in establishing a customer base in China, it’s about to face an additional 25 percent retaliatory tariff, raising China’s total import duty rate on U.S. beef to 37 percent. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Government Affairs, Allison Rivera, says trade is something they continue to keep a close eye on and encourages producers to get involved.