November Could be a Big Month for Trade Policy

November 7, 2019

November could see at least three major developments in the ongoing trade policy wars. First, the Trump administration and Chinese state media are hopeful that President Trump and President Xi Jinping may sign a “phase …

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USDA Will Purchase More Eggs, Egg Products

October 24, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will buy up to $20 million of eggs and egg products through “Section 32,” a longstanding purchase program, department officials announced at UEP’s Annual Conference. Jennifer Porter, deputy administrator of …

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Perspectives on Livestock and Poultry Sectors Hearing

October 3, 2019

On September 25, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry met to discuss industry perspectives of the livestock and poultry sectors. Witnesses reiterated the importance of reauthorization of Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting and the …

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U.S., China Restart Trade Talks Amid Olive Branches

September 19, 2019

The United States and China will re-start trade negotiations this week after an exchange of modest, but conciliatory, steps. China excluded a few U.S. products from its retaliatory tariffs, then announced tariffs on soybeans, pork …

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Egg and Poultry Industries Welcome Announcement of Japan Trade Agreement

August 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. poultry and egg organizations welcome the announcement of a trade agreement between the United States and Japan, an achievement that stands to benefit our industry. “Frozen chicken, turkey and processed egg …

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