Category Archives: International Trade

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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 >

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 >

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