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The Japanese and British governments stopped short of reaching a broad accord on a new bilateral trade deal, citing the need for further negotiations on how to handle Japanese tariffs on British blue cheese.
Some 200 pig farmers and workers staged a protest in front of the Yunlin County government building to oppose the central government’s decision to allow imports of US pork containing the controversial veterinary drug ractopamine.
Taiwan paved the way for an eventual free trade deal with the United States by announcing an easing of restrictions on the import of US beef and pork.
India should not give any concessions to the US under any trade deal as subsidised imported milk and other dairy products would kill livelihoods in India especially when the sector is expected to create 11 million jobs in rural households.
Such a deal will have repercussions on our agricultural production and economy.
The deal is ready to be signed, but US says if India wants trade benefits under GSP restored, it must give business equivalent to that amount.
Ukraine is ready for further cooperation in the agricultural sector with Israel and the sustainable export of Ukrainian agricultural products to the Israeli market.
US dairy farmers want unfettered access of their milk products to the Kenyan market in the proposed free trade agreement between Nairobi and Washington, which could have far-reaching implications on Kenya’s milk farmers.
Consensus crumbles after UK’s international trade secretary reportedly sought to make the cheese a part of negotiations.
America regards Brexit as an opportunity to export pork and chicken, among other foods, across the Atlantic. Many Britons do not like that idea.
There is a new hurdle for the CETA economic agreement between the EU and Canada – this time from Cyprus. The country is concerned about the sale of agricultural products.
The COMESA Business Council recently convened a webinar on “Unlocking Food Security Through Improved Seed Trade in COMESA” aimed at discussing issues of access to quality and affordable seed and challenges in trade facilitation in the movement of seed across borders amidst COVID-19.
Thai House of Representatives Committee investigating potential impacts of CPTPP heard report from its Subcommittee on Agriculture.
An estimate by Brazil´s Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) points out that the conclusion of a free trade agreement between Mercosur and Canada has the potential to increase Brazilian export revenues of agricultural products by US$7.8 billion.
Argentina is nearing an initial agreement with China that could pave for the way for potential investments by the Asian giant in local pork production for export, Argentina’s undersecretary of trade and investment promotion told Reuters.
The president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA), has said the very first item the newly appointed EU Chief Trade Enforcement Officer (CTEO) must deal with is “multiple aspects of the trade deals permitting the importation of South American beef”.
Kenya’s need to export value-added agricultural products dominated the first round of talks with America after its formal launch on Wednesday last week.
Piyush Goyal says India and the US will go for a preferential trade agreement first on 50-100 goods and services, followed by a larger free trade agreement.
The first significant bilateral trade agreement has been signed between the European Union (EU) and China this morning, Monday, July 20.
India and the US are close to concluding an initial limited trade package followed by a possible bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).