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More Details Needed to Finish U.S. Japan Trade

Dan Exports/Imports, Trade

Now that the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement has been signed by President Trump, many feel it is a done deal and are ready to see the trading started soon. But during a recent media conference call, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of International Trade and Market Access, Kent Bacus, explained there are still some details that need to be ironed out.

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President Trump Signs U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement; Ag Groups Respond

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

American Farm Bureau Federation Farmers and Ranchers Celebrate Japanese Trade Deal, Look Forward to More (AFBF-Oct. 7, 2019) — President Trump signed the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, which is an important step forward with U.S. agriculture’s fourth-largest export market. The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Today’s signing marks the successful end to more than a …

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Japanese Trade Deal Good for Beef and Pork Producers

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Pork

The new U.S.-Japanese trade deal announced Wednesday addresses several agricultural and industrial tariffs. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Steve Censky told AgNet Media, that the agreement will have a significant impact on several commodities, most notably the beef and pork industries. Censky said the agreement will allow both the U.S. beef and pork industries to compete more fairly. Japanese officials have indicated …

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Agriculture Groups Respond to Japan Trade Deal

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

Today (September 25, 2019), President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe signed a trade agreement that many in agriculture had been asking for. Various agriculture commodity groups welcomed the news. Secretary Perdue Statement on Signing of US-Japan Trade Agreement Washington, D.C. (USDA-September 25, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding the signing of the …

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New Japanese Trade Deal Expands Market for Agricultural Products

Dan Exports/Imports, Trade

A new Japanese trade deal was announced this morning after President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to terms to benefit both countries.   The new agreement addresses several agricultural and industrial tariffs, as well as digital commerce.  Japan is the fourth-largest export market for American agricultural products, averaging nearly $11 billion annually over the past 20 years.  …

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White House Sends Formal Announcement of Agreement with Japan

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

(NAFB) — The White House has notified Congress it will sign a trade agreement with Japan. President Donald Trump notified lawmakers he will enter an agreement on tariffs and digital trade with Japan, as the two sides wrap up the talks still this month. The White House published the notice Monday evening. Trump told lawmakers he is “pleased to report …

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USMEF Leading Delegation of Producers in Japan

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Livestock, Trade

On August 25th it was announced that the U.S. and Japan had agreed in principle on a trade deal that will greatly improve access for U.S. red meat in Japan, the largest value destination for U.S. pork and beef exports. This week, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has been leading a delegation of pork, beef, corn and soybean producers and other U.S. ag …

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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 …