Passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership could mean a boost for meat export prices. The National Cattle and Beef Association is urging passage of the 12-nation trade deal, which would reduce Japan’s tariffs on beef from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years, according to Drovers Editor Greg Henderson.
Major crops are traded on global markets, which means that production failures can have far-reaching impacts. Moreover, climate change is expected to generate heat waves and drought that could cause crop losses in most of the world’s breadbaskets. Read moreRead More »
U.S. beef exports to China must meet specified requirements under the USDA Export Verification Program. These requirements apply to U.S. companies such as slaughterers, fabricators, and/or processors. Read moreRead More »