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.
Early feedback indicates a slowing of exports so far this year may be the result of faltering trust between trading partners on both sides of the border, uncertainties over faltering trade relations clouding the future. Read moreRead More »
The European Commission will have a “political debate” on proposed authorizations for the cultivation in the EU of three genetically engineered maizes, after countries held back from supporting the authorizations, the commission told Bloomberg BNA. Read moreRead More »