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Chinese Fund Purchasing Dow Seed Business in Brazil

Dan Industry News Release

A Chinese investment fund has paid $1.1 billion to purchase Dow Chemical Company’s corn seed business in Brazil, a move Reuters calls a further sign of China’s fast-expanding role in the global seed sector. The assets, which generated revenue of about $287 million in 2016, are being sold by Dow to meet conditions set by U.S. antitrust regulators for its …

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Celebrating U.S. Beef Back in China

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Trade

In a historic ceremony last Friday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association helped welcome the first shipments of American-produced beef into China since 2003. NCBA President Craig Uden joined Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad, and Chinese officials at the ceremony in Beijing. The highlight came when Uden and Perdue participated in a “joint cutting of the prime rib.” …

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Groups Celebrate First U.S. Beef to China

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

In a historic ceremony on Friday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) helped welcome the first shipments of American-produced beef into China since 2003. NCBA President Craig Uden joined Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad, and Chinese officials at the ceremony in Beijing. The highlight came when Uden and Perdue participated in a “joint cutting of the prime …

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In China, Perdue Welcomes U.S. Beef back to Market

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

Slices Ceremonial Prime Rib, Meets with Chinese Officials in Beijing U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad to slice a Nebraska prime rib in a Beijing ceremony, formally marking the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus. Perdue celebrated the reintroduction of American beef products to China after …

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Better Beef Access in China Will Take Time

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

The U.S. beef industry was understandably excited when China agreed to resume importing product from the U.S. An Ag Web Dot Com article notes that supplies eligible for exports remain few and far between. Derrell Peel, an Ag Economist at Oklahoma State University, says it’s a long-term project to build up beef export numbers to China. “There are some restrictions …

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Perdue, Branstad, to Celebrate U.S. Beef in China

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will mark the return of U.S. beef to China this week. Friday, the duo will celebrate U.S. beef exports returning to China by traveling to the nation and ceremonially cut a prime rib that originated from Nebraska. Perdue and Branstad will attend events and meet with officials in China …