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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D.C. – The Senate today overwhelmingly passed the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, which rescinds outdated legislation that is a roadblock to the United States taking full advantage … Read More 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 >

11/16/12 - US Poultry Industry Commends House on Bipartisan Passage of Russia Trade Bill

365 to 43 vote paves way for Senate action on granting PNTR status to Russia WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, which repeals outdated legislation that is a roadblock … Read More >

11/08/12 - US Poultry Industry Urges Action on Russia PNTR in Lame Duck Session

More than 500 Entities Sign Letters to Congress and the President  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF), U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) joined more than … Read More >

09/17/12 - US Poultry Industry Says Mexico and Canada’s Inclusion in Trans Pacific Trade Partnership a ‘Positive Opportunity’

Offers conditions for inclusion in testimony to US International Trade Commission WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) request for comments and investigation on negotiating objectives with respect to Mexico’s and Canada’s participation in the … Read More >

08/03/12 - Mexico Will Not Impose Antidumping Duties on US Chicken

The Mexican government has announced that it will not impose antidumping duties on imports of U.S. chicken leg quarters in the immediate term because of the negative impact that such duties could have on the economy and on food prices … Read More >

07/16/12 - USRBC and Business Coalition Welcome Letter from House GOP Freshmen Urging Action on PNTR with Russia

Washington, D.C. – The U.S.-Russia Business Council (www.usrbc.org) and the Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade (www.usrussiatrade.org) – a broad-based group of approximately 150 U.S. corporations, trade associations and small businesses actively seeking to increase U.S. exports and jobs with increased trade … Read More >

07/09/12 - USTR Urged by Poultry Industry to Match Brazilian Chicken Dumping Case against South Africa

In a letter sent to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk last week, the National Chicken Council and USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USPEEC)  said that they “strongly urge you to match Brazil’s commitment to its industry by filing a … Read More >

06/12/12 - US Poultry Groups Applaud Senate Bill to Establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia

WASHINGTON – The National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) today applauded the introduction of a Senate bill that will establish permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia by repealing the … Read More >

06/01/12 - Pressure Mounting on Capitol Hill to Resolve Mexican Antidumping Charges Against US Chicken

A bipartisan group of 49 congressmen sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk yesterday expressing their strong concern about the antidumping duties Mexico has preliminarily assigned to U.S. chicken leg quarters, ranging from 64 percent to 129 percent. … Read More >

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