International Trade

USDA secretary Sonny Perdue (centre) led celebrations for the return of US beef to China

China and US celebrate reopening of beef market

By Oscar Rousseau

US beef is back in China after a 14-year hiatus and senior meat figures including agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue marked the occasion in quintessentially American style: by eating a giant steak.

New Zealand meat exporters have welcomed the possibility of reduced trade tariffs

New Zealand opens FTA talks with South America

By Oscar Rousseau

New Zealand has launched talks with four South American countries and red meat exporters to create a free trade agreement (FTA) in the wake of Donald Trump’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) exit.

Import of Chinese cooked chicken to US up for debate

USDA proposes to allow cooked chicken from China

By Joseph James Whitworth

A proposed rule to allow China to export cooked chicken from poultry slaughtered in the country to the US has been described as a ‘slap in the face to American consumers’ by a congresswoman.

The EU had been expected to make a statement on its implementation plans this week

Europe accepts WTO chicken defeat with China

By Oscar Rousseau

The EU will amend import rules for Chinese chicken after a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel sided against the European bloc in a trade quarrel that stretches back two years.

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Asia-Pacific expected to bank 70% of global seafood sales

By RJ Whitehead

China now accounts for some 35% of global seafood production, while the wider Asia-Pacific region will account for more than two-thirds of the world’s demand by 2030, according to a new report on the segment.

The report's recommendations were described as 'vital' to strengthen Australian exports

Targets set to enhance Australia’s animal export trade

By Oscar Rousseau

Improving transport infrastructure and enforcement of animal welfare are two of the strategic priorities outlined in a comprehensive Australian Farm Institute report on enhancing the country’s livestock export industry.

Senior vice-president of CPF Prasert Anuchiracheewa wants to tuck into new markets

Thailand sends first cooked duck to New Zealand

By Oscar Rousseau

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has been the first food company in Thailand to exploit New Zealand’s policy change that allows imports of cooked Thai duck for the first time ever.

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping spoke about beef trade, among other issues, at the meeting

US and China to ‘flesh out’ beef deal

By Oscar Rousseau

White House representative Sean Spicer has confirmed Chinese president Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump did discuss expanding beef exports, amid rumours China has relaxed restrictions on US beef.

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