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03/16/18 - South Korea adopts regionalization policy, limiting potential restrictions on U.S poultry exports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U. S. poultry and egg industry heralds the announcement that South Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has adopted a regionalization policy, which will prevent a countrywide ban on U.S. exports to Korea in … Read More >

02/28/18 - China Removes Duties On US Chicken But Market Remains Closed to US Poultry And Egg Exports

Washington, D.C. – China’s decision to drop anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties as of Tuesday on U.S. broilers was welcomed by the U.S. industry, but the decision is not expected to have any immediate, direct impact because the China market remains … Read More >

11/14/17 - US Poultry Producers Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC), and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud the World Trade Organization’s confirmation of a WTO panel finding that Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural products and animals and … Read More >

07/26/17 - US Poultry Industry Weighs in on NAFTA Renegotiation

In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) as a “bonanza for American Agriculture.” The National Chicken Council (NCC), USA Poultry & Egg Export … Read More >

07/26/17 - US Poultry Producers Praise Senate’s Call Reopening Chicken and Turkey Exports to China

WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan group of 37 Senators led by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) today wrote to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue calling for the swift reopening of the Chinese market after exports of … Read More >

06/15/17 - NCC Statement on USDA Proposed Rule to Allow Importation of Cooked Chicken from China

Attributable to National Chicken Council President Mike Brown:  “NCC and our members support free and fair trade.  In order to be effective, free trade must operate as a two-way street.  Any country that is able to meet the stringent food … Read More >

06/13/17 - NAFTA a Boon for US Poultry Exports, Say Top US Poultry Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) as a “bonanza for American Agriculture.”   The National Chicken Council (NCC), USA Poultry … Read More >

05/12/17 - NCC Statement on US-China Preliminary Trade Agreement on Beef, Poultry

“This announcement is a positive development and a testament to the administration’s work to break down some of the existing obstacles that have been preventing U.S. chicken from regaining access to the Chinese market,” said National Chicken Council President Mike … Read More >

05/10/16 - US to Challenge China at WTO over Chicken Duties

National Chicken Council, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council Applaud USTR Announcement Washington, D.C. – “The U.S. chicken industry applauds today’s announcement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman that USTR will request that the World Trade Organization take action against … Read More >

01/14/16 - US Poultry Producers Outline Possible Economic Benefits of TPP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. poultry producers today used a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing to both express support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and to highlight mixed experiences with past free trade agreement negotiations. National Chicken Council President Mike … Read More >

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