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Chilled and Ground Seasoned Pork Major Drivers for U.S. Pork in Japan

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

During the recent U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Strategic Planning Conference, USMEF Vice President of Marketing, Jesse Austin, updated pork producers and exporters on two product categories that are critical to U.S. pork’s success in Japan – chilled pork and ground seasoned pork. Joe Schuele has more details. Japan has traditionally been the leading value market for U.S. pork, with …

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As World Celebrates New Year, American Cattlemen Celebrate New Trade Deals

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

New Deals With Japan, European Union Go Into Effect Today (NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston issued the following statement regarding the new trade deals with Japan and the European Union (EU), which go into effect on New Years Day: “As the clock struck midnight and revelers around the world popped champagne and toasted the new year, …

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Cattlemen Celebrate Finalization of Trade Deal With Japan

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

NCBA Honored to Be Part of Process From Day One to White House Signing Ceremony (NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Jennifer Houston issued the following statement in response to Japan’s final approval of a trade deal that will lower tariffs for U.S. beef exports to that nation: “There’s just no other way to say it: this is …

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Hoping to See More U.S. Beef in Japan

Dan Beef, Exports/Imports

We told you last month that many cattle producers are looking forward to seeing more U.S. beef going to Japan. The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement was recently signed by President Trump, but there are still many details that have to be ironed out first. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of International Trade and Market Access, Kent Bacus, says part of the overall …

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Japan Likely to Vote on U.S. Trade Pact This Week

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

(NAFB) — Media reports in Japan are saying that the parliament is likely to start voting on a trade pact with the U.S. sometime this week. The lower house of the Japanese Diet will take up the pact Wednesday, while the upper house, called the House of Councilors, will begin considering the deal the next day. A Japan Times report …

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More Details Needed to Finish U.S. Japan Trade

Dan Exports/Imports, Trade

Now that the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement has been signed by President Trump, many feel it is a done deal and are ready to see the trading started soon. But during a recent media conference call, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of International Trade and Market Access, Kent Bacus, explained there are still some details that need to be ironed out.

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President Trump Signs U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement; Ag Groups Respond

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Trade

American Farm Bureau Federation Farmers and Ranchers Celebrate Japanese Trade Deal, Look Forward to More (AFBF-Oct. 7, 2019) — President Trump signed the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, which is an important step forward with U.S. agriculture’s fourth-largest export market. The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Today’s signing marks the successful end to more than a …