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Argentina Market Now Open To U.S. Pork

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

With strong support and input from the National Pork Producers Council, the United States and Argentina this week finalized an export certificate that allows the U.S. pork industry to ship product to the South American country. “Argentina has tremendous potential for U.S. pork exports,” said NPPC President Jim Heimerl, a pork producer from Johnstown, Ohio. “This is great news for …

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USMEF on China’s Additional Import Duties on U.S. Pork

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

Earlier this week the Chinese government announced the imposition of additional import duties on a range of U.S. products, including a 25 percent duty increase, on top of the existing 12 percent duty, on imports of U.S. pork and pork variety meat. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Joe Schuele has more. USMEF on China’s Additional Import Duties on US Pork …

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China Enacts Tariffs Targeting U.S. Pork

Dan Industry News Release, Pork, Trade

China is moving forward with retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products, including the 25 percent tariff on U.S. pork. China’s Ministry of Finance announced Sunday it will suspend duty reductions on select imported goods from the United States. In the announcement, China says the Trump administration’s steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. violate World Trade Organization rules, and “did not …

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Chinese Retaliation On U.S. Pork Exports Will Harm The Rural Economy

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

The National Pork Producers Council warned that possible Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork could have a significant negative impact on rural America. China has indicated it will impose the duties in response to U.S. tariffs and restrictions – being placed on a host of Chinese goods. “We sell a lot of pork to China, so higher tariffs on our exports …

paraguay

Paraguay Market Now Open To U.S. Pork

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

Under an export certificate recently negotiated between the two countries, the United States now can ship pork to Paraguay. The National Pork Producers Council welcomed the news. “Paraguay won’t be a huge market for U.S. pork, but given the current trade climate, the U.S. pork industry needs all the new markets it can get,” said NPPC President Jim Heimerl, a …

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South Korea Driving Recent Surge in U.S. Beef/Pork Exports

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

For the past year, South Korea has been one of the top global markets for U.S. beef and pork exports. The South Korean director for the U.S. Meat Export Federation says the American beef industry has been very successful in restoring consumer confidence in U.S. beef. Many Korean restaurants and retailers that were once reluctant to carry U.S. beef now …

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New Records for U.S. Beef Export Value, Pork Export Volume in 2017

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

2017 was a record-breaking year for U.S. red meat exports, with beef export value exceeding $7 billion for only the second time. Pork exports, meanwhile, easily surpassed the previous year’s volume record. The U.S. Meat Export Federation reports beef exports totaled 1.26 million metric tons, up six percent from 2016. This was the fourth-largest volume on record and the second-largest …

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Pork Checkoff Invests in International Markets

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Pork

This past year was a very successful year for pork exports. National Pork Board President Terry O’Neel says the Pork Checkoff has made a significant investment in building international markets. Markets O’Neel, who raises hogs at Friend, Nebraska, says the National Pork Board ended this past year in strong financial shape. Many pork producers also enjoyed positive margins. Margins For …