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NPPC Testifies In Support Of USMCA

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

Exports of U.S. pork and other American agricultural goods to Canada and Mexico are expected to grow under the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) testified at a hearing on the trade deal held by the International Trade Commission (ITC). The Trump administration recently concluded renegotiations with Canada and Mexico on a modernized North American Free …

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Producers Welcome Help But Want End To Trade Disputes

Dan Industry News Release, Pork, Trade

The National Pork Producers Council commended the Trump administration for providing assistance to America’s farmers suffering from the ongoing trade disputes with China, Mexico and other nations. The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced details of a $12 billion aid package for U.S. agriculture, including a nearly $559 million purchase of pork for federal nutrition assistance and child nutrition programs, …

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USTR To Review Thailand’s GSP Trade Benefits

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

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has agreed with a request from the National Pork Producers Council to review Thailand’s eligibility for the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program because of that country’s failure to provide access to its market for U.S. products, including pork. NPPC, which last month filed a GSP review petition with USTR, is …