In Argentina, Perdue Welcomes U.S. Pork Back to Market

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

Secretary Sonny Perdue celebrates the reintroduction of U.S. pork into the Argentine market, with U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Edward Prado. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue celebrated the reintroduction of American pork products to the Argentine market after more than 20 years by slicing a ten pound honey baked ham. “The U.S. is the world’s third largest pork producer and …


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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Agriculture Looks for Ways to Boost Exports

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

Agriculture is looking for every way possible to boost farm exports, at a time when other trade avenues seem to be limited or closed. TPP is off the table, the NAFTA renegotiations may or may not bear fruit, and U.S.-imposed sanctions on China over North Korea could invite retaliation. So where does U.S. agriculture go? One answer came recently when …


U.S. Pork to Soon Be Allowed in Argentina

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The U.S. and Argentina have agreed to terms that could soon allow U.S. pork to be sold in Argentina for the first time in decades. Gary Crawford has the story.     Nick Giordano, Vice President of Global Government Affairs with the National Pork Producers Council, talks about the growing appetite in Argentina for pork.


U.S. Pork Gains Long-Awaited Access to Argentine Market

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauds the Trump administration for negotiating U.S. pork access to the Argentine market. Argentina was among several countries with non-science based barriers to U.S. pork imports. With today’s White House announcement, trade-dependent U.S. pork producers now have unfettered access to this large pork-consuming nation. “U.S. pork producers are the most competitive in the world …