Category Archives: International Trade

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05/14/12 - Mexican Chicken, Food Prices to Increase with Duties on US Chicken Imports: Study

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Retail chicken prices in Mexico will rise by 22.4 percent, the meat Consumer Price Index (CPI) will jump 7.2 percent and the food CPI by 1.9 percent, should the Mexican government implement duties on U.S. chicken leg … Read More >

05/11/12 - India Fails to Lift Restrictions on US Poultry in Consultations; USTR Requests Formation of WTO Dispute Settlement Panel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk today announced that the United States has requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a dispute settlement panel to decide U.S. claims regarding the government of India’s restrictions on imports of … Read More >

04/22/12 - NCC Files Comments in Support of USTR’s Action to Open Indian Market for US Poultry

In comments jointly filed Thursday with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the National Chicken Council, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, and National Turkey Federation expressed their strong support for USTR’s action via the World Trade Organization … Read More >

04/02/12 - Senators Urge Dismissal of Mexican Antidumping Charges against US Chicken; NCC Lauds Latest Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the midst of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in the U.S. Senate, a bipartisan group of 16 senators, led by Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), today sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative … Read More >

03/22/12 - Food and Ag Coalition Expresses Concerns with Proposed US-EU FTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Chicken Council this week joined a coalition of 40 food and agricultural groups in voicing concern over a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the United States and the European Union (EU). In a letter … Read More >

03/21/12 - Trade relations with Russia will be a boost to the US: NCC Op ed

In an op ed appearing Wednesday on The Hill’s Congress Blog, National Chicken Council President Mike Brown outlined why authorizing permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) for Russia is a policy that will spur job creation, boost economic growth and be … Read More >

03/15/12 - NCC Joins Broad Business Coalition in Urging Legislation to Keep US Firms Competitive in Russia’s Growing Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. business community, organized under the umbrella of the Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade ( – a broad-based grouping of more than 150 U.S. corporations,  trade associations and small businesses active in trade with Russia, including the National … Read More >

03/06/12 - USTR Announces WTO Action against India; U.S. Poultry Industry Hails Move

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2012 – The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC) and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud today’s announcement by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that the United States will initiate dispute … Read More >

02/02/12 - Ag Groups’ Letter to USTR in Support of US-EU Trade Agreement

EU 1-24-12 Ag Letter to USTR FINAL

12/12/11 - NCC and USAPEEC Encourage USTR and USDA to Begin Talks with India in WTO for India’s U.S. Poultry Ban

The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) encourage U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to begin consultations with the government of India in the World Trade Organization (WTO) … Read More >

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