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Groups Respond to China Phase One Trade News

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

NCBA Welcomes First Phase In U.S./China Trade Deal (NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CEO Colin Woodall issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement that the U.S. and China have agreed to a phase one trade deal: “The announcement of a phase one deal with China is welcome news for the U.S. beef industry. While we wait to learn …

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‘Very Large’ Chinese Trade Agreement Reached

Dan Exports/Imports, Trade

After nearly 18 months of negotiation, a limited Chinese trade agreement was announced on Friday morning. President Donald Trump confirmed via Twitter that the first phase of a trade deal with China had been reached, which will include “massive purchases” of American agricultural products. The United States will be canceling a scheduled increase in tariffs while maintaining a 25 percent tariff …

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Trump: No Deadline for Final China Trade Deal

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

(NAFB) — In a flurry of meeting with reporters Tuesday in London, President Donald Trump says he has no deadline for finalizing a complete trade deal with China. China and the U.S. are still working to reach a phase one agreement, with an unofficial deadline of December 15, but an overall agreement may extend beyond the 2020 elections. Trump told …

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USMCA, U.S.-China Deal Pushing Forward

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

(NAFB) — Both the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and a phase one agreement of a deal between the U.S. and China appear to be slowly edging forward. The Hagstrom Report quotes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as saying, “We are within range of a substantially improved agreement for America’s workers. Now, we need to see our progress in writing from the trade …

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“Phase Two” U.S. and China Agreement not Imminent

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

(NAFB) — U.S. and Beijing officials, lawyers, and other trade experts all tell Reuters that a “phase two” trade deal between the U.S. and China is nowhere near imminent. The two largest economies in the world are still having trouble getting the phase one deal signed. Back in October, U.S. President Trump said he expects to quickly start on phase …

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Feed Industry says China still has Partial U.S. Poultry Ban in Place

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Poultry

(NAFB) — The American Feed Industry Association says China’s lifting of its ban on U.S poultry imports is only a “partial” lifting. The association has received official confirmation from USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service that the announcement only includes poultry imports for human consumption. It doesn’t include other poultry products, such as those used in pet foods. At …

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U.S. Pork Can Reduce Overall U.S. Trade Deficit with China by Nearly Six Percent

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

Nearly 200,000 New American Jobs; Doubling U.S. Pork Sales Among Other Benefits of Duty-Free Access to China Over 10 Years (NPPC) — Securing zero-tariff access to China for U.S. pork would be an economic boon for American agriculture and the country, according to the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). Based on an analysis by Iowa State University (ISU) Economist Dermot …

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Commissioner Black on U.S. Poultry Regaining Access to China

Dan Exports/Imports, Georgia, Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

Following the announcement of American poultry farmers regaining access to the Chinese market, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black issued the following statement:   “As the top poultry producing state in the country, Georgia applauds the end of the needless and unscientific ban on U.S. poultry imports,” said Black.  “The reopening of the Chinese market will undoubtedly result in expanded opportunities …

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Poultry Groups Applaud Agreement to Resume Imports of U.S. Poultry Products to China

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Poultry, Trade

(NCC) — The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) today applauded the announcement that China will lift its ban on imports of U.S. poultry products. The ban was enacted in 2015 after the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. While the U.S. has been free of HPAI since …