USMEF board meeting kicks off Wednesday in D.C.

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The spring meeting of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Board of Directors is set for May 22-24 in Washington, D.C.

In the attached audio report, USMEF President and CEO Philip Seng discusses the obstacles that have challenged U.S. beef and pork exports in 2013, especially the trade impasse that currently has the Russian market closed to U.S. beef and pork. On the positive side, he sees great potential in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and the upcoming Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks with the European Union.

Wednesday’s keynote speaker at the USMEF board meeting will be Michael Scuse, acting deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Other featured speakers include Suzanne Heinen, acting deputy undersecretary for USDA Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Sharon Bomer Lauritsen and Cattlemen’s Beef Board CEO Polly Ruhland. A full meeting agenda is available online.



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