Livestock: China Expands Suspension of Meat Imports from Brazil Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
The suspension of meat imports by China so far affects five large Brazilian plants. On Saturday, the Asian country removed pig companies BRF in Lajeado and JBS in Três Passos, […]

China Pork Shortage Overrides Tariffs – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the Chinese market. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of […]

Ag Trade: China – Opportunities for Pork, Beef; Cotton Hurt by Tariffs Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
Despite Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork, dynamics associated with the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak have created market opportunities for pork exports to China.  In addition, Chinese beef imports surged […]

Texas Ag Trade: Uncertainty, Low Commodity Prices Weigh on Outlook Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019
It’s not as dire as the farm crisis seen in the 1980s, but ongoing trade uncertainty coupled with low commodity prices and rising interest rates has created challenging times for […]

Beef Export Tariffs Not Equal: Japan – U.S. is 38%; Australia is 29.3% – DTN May 17, 2018

🕔May 17, 2018
Asked how U.S.-China talks on trade tariffs affect U.S. beef exports to China, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) international program assistant Vice-President Greg Hanes used the “chicken-and-egg thing” metaphor. Chinese […]

Mississippi Livestock: Chinese Beef Market Access Will Help Cattle Producers Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017
The first shipment of U.S. beef to China in more than 13 years reached its destination in June, and Mississippi cattle producers are beginning to see modest rewards of new […]

Livestock: U.S. is Big Winner in Korea’s Demand for More Beef Jul 14, 2017

🕔Jul 14, 2017
South Korea’s beef imports totaled 170,176 tons in the first five months of this year, an 8% rise compared to the same period last year. Consumers in South Korea seek […]

U.S. Beef Exports to China: Don’t Expect Quick Market Improvement Jun 29, 2017

🕔Jun 29, 2017
China agreeing to open its domestic market to U.S. beef has been in the news, but producers need to remember it is only the first step in an ongoing and […]

U.S. Beef: 1st Shipment to China in 14 Years DTN Jun 16, 2017

🕔Jun 16, 2017
It did not take long for the first boxes of U.S. beef to get shipped to mainland China. With a little fanfare from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, the packing plant […]

U.S.- China: “Let’s Make A Deal” – U.S. Beef, China Cooked Poultry; U.S. Natural Gas – DTN May 15, 2017

🕔May 15, 2017
U.S. agriculture got some significant trade wins with China under a 100-day trade action plan that was rolled out late Thursday night in an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department. […]

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