Category Archives: International Trade

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01/10/14 - NCC Announces Support for Trade Promotion Authority Bill

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT), Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) joined together yesterday to introduce legislation, the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014, that will establish strong … Read More >

10/30/13 - NCC’s Roenigk Expresses Concerns about US-EU Trade Deal

Tells Senate Finance Committee US poultry continues to be unfairly shut out of potential $600 million European market WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. poultry industry has been and continues to be one of the strongest voices in U.S. agriculture for … Read More >

09/25/13 - WTO Adopts Report Ruling in Favor of US in Chicken Products Trade Dispute with China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman announced that today the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopted an August 2, 2013 dispute settlement panel report in favor of the United States in a major trade dispute with China, … Read More >

08/29/13 - Coalition Issues Principles For TPP Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An ad hoc coalition of agricultural and food organizations including the National Chicken Council has communicated to U.S. trade negotiators its “core” principles for a final, successful Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. The 19th round of negotiations … Read More >

08/04/13 - United States Wins Major China WTO Case on Behalf of US Chicken Producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 4, 2013 – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Friday in a press release that the United States has won a major case at the … Read More >

05/31/13 - US Poultry Industry Expresses Serious Concerns with Proposed US–EU Trade Agreement

The U.S. poultry industry has been one of the strongest voices in U.S. agriculture for trade liberalization and international market opening.   “In the case of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement, however, the U.S. poultry industry is, … Read More >

04/12/13 - NCC Files Comments on USDA Proposed Rule on Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling

The National Chicken Council on April 11, 2013 filed comments with USDA about the department’s proposed rule on Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling.  The comments can be viewed by clicking here.

03/28/13 - NCC Joins Coalition to Urge US, Other Countries To Welcome Japan Into TPP

A coalition of food and agricultural organizations and companies, including the National Chicken Council, on Tuesday urged the United States and other countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations to quickly welcome Japan into the trade talks. Japan recently announced … Read More >

12/06/12 - US Poultry Industry Praises Senate Passage of Russia Trade Bill

Overwhelming bipartisan vote moves bill towards president’s desk WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate today overwhelmingly passed the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, which rescinds outdated legislation that is a roadblock to the United States taking full advantage … Read More >

12/03/12 - NCC Files Comments Supporting Trade Promotion Authority

The National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council filed comments last week in response to a Federal Register notice requesting private-sector comments to the President’s Export Council on streamlined congressional consideration of … Read More >

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