Indonesia and Australia Commit to Trade Agreement

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Indonesia and Australia last week concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. The partnership deepens the trade ties between the countries, benefiting a multitude of industries, including agriculture. The National Pork Producers Council says the organization is pushing for full access to the Australian market, noting that pork is the largest U.S. agricultural export to Australia. However, NPPC …


WTO Ruling an Important Win for U.S. Beef Exports to Indonesia

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favor of the United States in a dispute over Indonesia’s complex import requirements for a number of agricultural products, including U.S. beef. And according to a story from Joe Schuele with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), that ruling is expected to open up significant new export opportunities for U.S. beef in …


U.S. Poultry Groups Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

U.S. poultry groups are pleased the World Trade Organization confirmed Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural products and animals and animal products are against WTO rules. The WTO has rejected Indonesia’s appeal of the panel finding, a move U.S. poultry groups say is a “resounding victory.” The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, National Chicken Council, and National Turkey Federation echoed …

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U.S. Gets WTO Win on Indonesia’s Beef Import Requirements

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports, Industry News Release

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favor of the U.S. in a dispute with Indonesia over its complex and vague import requirements for beef and beef products. The U.S. Meat Export Federation says the WTO report found that all 18 of the import measures challenged by the U.S. were inconsistent with WTO rules governing trade. The ruling marks the …