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03/23/20 - APHIS Leadership Signs Poultry Regionalization Agreement with China

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced a regionalization agreement with China for safe trade of poultry products, according to an agency press release. The countries agree to follow all international standards, guidelines … Read More >

03/11/20 - 47 Members of Congress Send Letter Requesting U.S. Chicken Market Access to the United Kingdom

Arkansas Representative Steve Womack (R, AR-3), along with 46 Members of Congress, yesterday sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting that U.S. chicken products be included in any new trade agreement with the United Kingdom.

01/16/20 - NCC Praises Senate Passage of USMCA

Washington, D.C – National Chicken Council President Mike Brown issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate today passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by an 89-10 vote: “The passage of USMCA is great news for America’s chicken producers,” Brown said. … Read More >

12/10/19 - USMCA Agreement a Win for US Chicken Producers; NCC Urges Swift Passage

Washington, D.C. – The National Chicken Council (NCC) today issued the following statement after the announced agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):   “USMCA will maintain and improve market access for U.S. chicken in our top two markets in terms … Read More >

11/14/19 - Poultry Groups Applaud Agreement to Resume Imports of U.S. Poultry Products to China

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 14, 2019) – The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) today applauded the announcement that China will lift its ban on imports of U.S. poultry products. The … Read More >

09/25/19 - NCC Applauds Signing of US-Japan Trade Deal

Washington, D.C. (September 25, 2019) – The United States and Japan outlined initial details of a trade deal today as the countries work on details of a broader agreement in the coming months.  Under the agreement, frozen U.S. poultry will be among … Read More >

08/26/19 - U.S. Poultry, Egg Industries Welcome Announcement of Japan Trade Agreement

Washington, D.C. (August 26, 2019) – U.S. poultry and egg organizations welcome the announcement of a trade agreement between the United States and Japan, an achievement that stands to benefit our industry.   “Frozen chicken, turkey, and processed egg products will … Read More >

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 >

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