NCBA on Agreement in Principle with Japan

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Trade

This past weekend, it was announced that the U.S. and Japan had agreed in principle on a trade deal that will include agriculture and improve access for U.S. beef in Japan. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director of International Trade, Kent Bacus, discusses the announcement and what it really means for U.S. beef exports to Japan. Bacus says getting a deal done with …


NCBA President on White House Signing

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports

During the recent signing ceremony that established a duty-free quota for high-quality U.S. beef in the European Union (EU), National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Jennifer Houston was on hand, and discusses the big signing ceremony at the White House and what the event was like. And this is by no means the first time Houston has attended events at the White House, …


NCBA on Improved Access to EU for U.S. Beef

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports

Last week during a White House signing ceremony, it was announced an agreement had been reached to establish a duty-free quota for high-quality American beef in the European Union (EU). The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) said once implemented, the annual quota will increase from 18,500 metric tons in year one to 35,000 metric tons in year seven. …

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Strong Finish to First Half for U.S. Pork, Beef Exports

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

(NAFB) — U.S. pork and beef exports were above year-ago levels in both volume and value in June, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Led by a rebound in Mexico and China, pork export value was the highest in 14 months. June pork exports posted double-digit gains in both volume and value, reaching 212,800 metric tons, valued at $569.2 …


Secretary Perdue Statement on U.S. and E.U. Beef Agreement

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

WASHINGTON, D.C. (USDA) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after an agreement was signed between the United States and the European Union regarding beef trade between the two nations: “Getting more US beef into the EU market is yet another example of President Trump expanding markets around the globe for our agriculture producers. EU consumers …

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NCBA Hails Increased Access to European Markets for U.S. Beef

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

WASHINGTON (NCBA) — Jennifer Houston, President of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), joined President Trump and other NCBA officers at a White House signing ceremony for an agreement that will establish a duty-free quota for high-quality American beef in the European Union (EU). Houston released the following statement after the event: “This is a good day for America’s cattlemen …


Excited about Potential Opportunities for U.S. Beef in China

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Trade

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in China this week for the first high-level, face-to-face discussions since the talks broke down in May. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Director of International Trade, Kent Bacus, says they are excited about potential opportunities for U.S. beef in China.