Category Archives: International Trade

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04/16/15 - Trade Promotion Authority Bill Introduced in House, Senate

Bill needed to strengthen U.S. position on trade deals, create jobs Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral Trade … Read More >

01/26/15 - NCC Urges Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation must receive prompt passage so that the position of U.S. international trade negotiators is strengthened as they continue to move forward with new agreements, the National Chicken Council (NCC) said today. “NCC … Read More >

01/08/15 - Agriculture Groups Unite to End Cuban Embargo

Washington, D.C. – Prominent U.S. food and agriculture associations and companies announced the formation of a coalition that seeks to advance trade relations between the United States and Cuba by ending the embargo policy. The U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba … Read More >

12/18/14 - NCC Statement on Administration’s New Policy on Cuba

In response to President Obama’s announcement regarding the administration’s new policy changes regarding relations with Cuba, the National Chicken Council released the following statement: “The National Chicken Council and our members support the concept of free and fair trade. If … Read More >

10/14/14 - Statement on WTO Decision Ruling against India’s Ban on US Poultry Imports

Washington, D.C. – Today’s announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) that the World Trade Organization has ruled against India in its ban on U.S. poultry imports is commended by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council … Read More >

08/06/14 - US Chicken Industry Statement on Russian Ban on US Chicken Imports

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Russian President Vladimir Putin today signed a decree to establish restrictions on imports of agricultural products from countries that have imposed economic sanctions on Russia as a result of the ongoing situation in Ukraine. Although the decree did … Read More >

06/25/14 - US Chicken Producers: Trade Agreements Should Provide Both Access and Enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Obama administration actively negotiating new free trade agreements with Asia and Europe, National Chicken Council advisor Kevin Brosch testified before the Senate Committee on Finance today about the effectiveness of the enforcement of any new … Read More >

04/17/14 - U.S. Meat and Poultry Groups Support Administration’s Stance on TPP Negotiations

Washington, D.C. – Five meat and poultry organizations thanked President Barack Obama for the Administration’s efforts in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The letter, delivered late yesterday, stated: The undersigned organizations, representing United States meat and poultry producers and … Read More >

01/15/14 - US Senators Urge Fair Trade, Open Markets for US Chicken in TPP Talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of bipartisan U.S. Senators, led by Senate Chicken Caucus Co-Chairs Sens. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), expressed concern yesterday regarding trade restrictions on U.S. chicken products by several countries participating in the Trans-Pacific … Read More >

01/14/14 - Poultry Industry Questions Extension of African Trade Act

NCC’s Bill Roenigk delivers industry testimony before U.S. International Trade Commission WASHINGTON, D.C. –  “Our industry believes that the United States should, where practical and sensible, aid the less developed countries of the world in improving their economies and the … Read More >

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