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USMEF predicts Japanese growth

USMEF predicts Japanese growth

By Aidan Fortune

The newly implemented US-Japan trade agreement is expected to significantly increase demand for US pork in Japan.

Japan approves US trade agreement

Japan approves US trade agreement

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat industry has welcomed the Japanese government’s approval of a trade deal between the two countries that could see meat exports grow to $5bn by 2025.

USMEF is keen to strengthen US red meat sales in regional Japanese markets

Japan's supermarkets targeted in US marketing push

By Kathryn Wortley

The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is partnering with supermarket chains and event organisers in Japan’s regions to strengthen already high US red meat sales by localising marketing, public relations and consumer interaction campaigns. 

US pork production is at record levels and exports to Japan and Mexico are growing

US pork and beef exports see double-digit growth in October

By Aidan Fortune

US pork and beef exports had a strong October, with both achieving double-digit increases from a year ago, according to statistics released by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

The NCBA: US beef is at an

US cattle industry calls for vote on TPP

By Aaron McDonald

A total of 225 US food and agricultural associations, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) sent a letter to members of Congress on Monday 11 April calling for an efficient vote on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Gerry Ritz met with Vietnam's deputy minister of agriculture and rural development Vu Van Tam

Canadian beef on show in Vietnam

By Georgi Gyton

Canadian agriculture minister Gerry Ritz recently concluded a trade mission to Vietnam, where he was promoting the country’s beef.

Shipping delays and economic factors saw export volumes fall to four-year lows

US gets “wake-up call” on export challenges

By Georgi Gyton

While US red meat exports were hit by the West Coast port dispute, figures for January highlight the challenges faced by the industry, according to US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) president and chief executive Philip Seng.

Japanese minister Harihara said the Brazil's documentation was in the final phase of analysis

Japanese minister signals reopening of Brazilian beef market

By Georgi Gyton

Brazil is optimistic that exports of its beef to Japan could resume, after the Japanese Deputy Minister for Agriculture for International Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries, Hisao Harihara, signalled his intent for an agreement last week.

Pork exports reach highest peak since October 2012

Beef and pork exports perform well for US

By Georgi Gyton

Double-digit increases in exports to Mexico, China and South Korea helped push up export figures for US pork and beef in March. However, exports of lamb dropped 41% in volume, to 740 metric tons (mt).

US beef reaches record value in 2013

US beef sets annual value record

By Line Svanevik

US beef exports set a new annual value record in 2013 by reaching the $6bn mark, according to statistics compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

US beef exports up, but pork down

US beef exports up, but pork hit by Russia and Japan

By Carina Perkins

US beef exports continued to climb in September, but pork exports have been hit by Russian restrictions and a downturn in the Japanese market, according to the latest statistics from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Rabobank: Australian beef export report

US demand boosts Australian boxed beef exports

By Carina Perkins

Australian boxed beef exports are struggling in traditional key markets, but have been boosted by strong demand from the US, according to a new report from agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank.

US red meat exports maintain strong momentum

US red meat exports maintain strong momentum

By Carina Perkins

US red meat exports have continued to increase in the first part of 2012, according to statistics from the US Department for Agriculture (USDA) and the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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