More in Beef Exports

  • Oct 2, 2012

    USMEF Shares Its Beef Export Outlook

    Beef exports play a pivotal role in the pricing mechanisms that ultimately put money in cattlemen's pockets. The U.S. regained its status as world’s largest beef exporter last year, and the future looks bright with the promise of more growth as a result of further liberalization of markets in Japan and Taiwan to U.S. beef....More
  • Sep 28, 2012

    Here Comes The Brazilian Corn 1

    The U.S. is the world’s greatest producer and exporter of corn. So it was big news this week when Reuters reported the U.S. purchase of 750,000 metric tons of corn from Brazil....More
  • Sep 7, 2012

    Industry Groups Head Back To The Courts

    An R-CALF lawsuit against the World Trade Organization isn't expected to be as involved or expensive as its failed Canadian dumping action lawsuit, and any victory largely would be symbolic. With hundreds of billions of dollars in trade at stake, the U.S. isn't about to withdraw from the WTO. Nor would there be an iota of political support to do so....More
  • Aug 16, 2012

    Dan Halstrom On Beef Export Potential

    Exports are an important part of the U.S. beef industry, adding dollars to cattlemen's' bottom line. Dan Halstrom, senior vice president of marketing and communications with the U.S. Meat Export Federation, explains why beef exports are important to cattlemen and how USMEF helps keep U.S. beef flowing through international market channels....More
  • Jun 20, 2012

    Trans-Pacific Partnership Invitations Extended To Canada And Mexico

    This week, President Obama announced that the U.S. and the other countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have extended invitations to Canada and Mexicoto join the TPP trade negotiations. In addition to the U.S., the current TPP countries are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam....More
  • May 4, 2012

    Opportunists Jump To Leverage BSE Case

    While the market effects of the latest case of BSE in the U.S. appear to be minimal thus far, there’s no shortage of traditional beef industry foes looking to take advantage of the situation to promote their own agendas....More
  • May 1, 2012

    Global Response To BSE Case Encouraging, But Maintaining Exports Still A Challenge

    Nearly one week after USDA’s announcement of a new BSE case in California, a partial import ban by Indonesia remains the only official change in market access for U.S. beef. (The Indonesian market remains open to imports of boneless beef cuts from the United States, but has closed to beef variety meat, bone-in muscle cuts and other beef products.) Thailand has not officially informed the U.S. government of a ban on U.S. beef imports, but has publicly announced that trade may be suspended....More

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