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Washington Correspondent: "I'm More Upbeat On Japan" With Trade Deal

No rest for the U.S. trade team. The negotiators meeting with Japanese officials about a possible trade deal between the two countries with an emphasis on agriculture. AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben has more.

1 year ago
Canada, Ireland Also Receive Full Access for Beef into Japan

Overlooked in some of the euphoria of U.S. beef producers gaining full access into the Japanese market was the announcement that Canadian and Irish beef got the same access.

1 year ago
Japanese Market Fully Opened for U.S. Beef; Tariffs Remain Concern

U.S. beef has full access into the Japanese market for the first time in 16 years, but it is still not at a level playing field compared to countries who remained in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

1 year ago
Japanese Market Fully Opened for U.S. Beef; Tariffs Remain Concern

U.S. beef has full access into the Japanese market for the first time in 16 years, but it is still not at a level playing field compared to countries who remained in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

1 year ago
Two Hurdles Leaped for U.S. Beef, More To Do, Says NCBA's Woodall

“Friday was a big day for us in the beef business,” said Colin Woodall, vice president of regulatory affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, told AgriTalk host Chip Flory on Monday.

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This expanded access could increase U.S. beef and beef product exports to Japan by up to $200 million annually.
U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan Market

Japan on Friday lifted longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef in an agreement announced by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. The move is expected to pave the way for expanded sales to the U.S.’s top beef export market.

1 year ago
Secretary Perdue Barbecues to Sell Japanese on Buying More US Beef

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef.

1 year ago
Drovers TV: U.S. Losing Ground in Japan Due to New Trade Deals

America’s largest foreign beef customer is shifting to other suppliers as new free trade agreements have created vast blocs excluding the U.S., offering lower tariffs on agricultural and industrial goods.

1 year ago