Red Meat Exports Thrived in the First Year of U.S.-China Agreement

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Livestock, Sheep-Goats

One year has passed since the red meat trade provisions of the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement entered into force. The agreement expanded access for U.S. beef and pork in the world’s largest red meat import market. Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for the Asia Pacific, says the Phase One agreement has been …

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USMEF on Beef Trade to China

Dan Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Trade

Back in January of 2020, we talked about how many in agriculture were pleased with the signing of the first phase of the China trade deal. Those in the beef industry were hoping the trade deal would bring a significant boost in U.S. beef exports to China. Last month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. Department of …


Ag Groups Respond to Phase One Trade Deal Signing

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Secretary Perdue: China Phase I Deal is a Bonanza for American Agriculture U.S. Secretary Perdue issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed the historic Phase One Trade Agreement between the United States and China: “This agreement is proof President Trump’s negotiating strategy is working. While it took China a long time to realize President Trump was serious, …

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NAFTA on Farmers’ Minds, China Bigger Trade Challenge

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks may be foremost on farmers’ minds these days, but two deputy U.S. Trade Representative nominees told Senate Finance members, China is the bigger trade challenge. President Trump tapped Dennis Shea to be a deputy U.S. Trade Representative to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, and Shea, who’s headed the China-U.S. Economic and …