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Forty percent of Japan's pork imports are from the US

Japan pork producers fight for status quo in US-Japan pig meat trade

By Julian Ryall, in Tokyo

Japan’s pork industry remains resolutely opposed to its national government watering down tariffs in discussions with the USA on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal, warning that revising the existing system will "destroy"...

US pork export value up 20%

US pork export value up 20%

By Melodie Michel

US pork exports rose 8% in volume and 20% in value in the first quarter of 2012, reaching 598,058 tonnes (t) and US$1.66bn, according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).


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