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Japanese action on beef imports heartens ranchers

California cattle ranchers welcomed news that Japan has further expanded its market to U.S. beef, easing import restrictions that have been in place for nearly a decade. FULL STORY »

Japan may not decide on U.S.-led trade talks by July

Japan may not make a decision ahead of a national election in July on whether or not to join talks on a U.S.-led free trade pact that businesses say would enable them to compete better, the agriculture minister said on Friday. FULL STORY »

China to speed up rural land reform, ensure food supply

China will draw up policies aimed at speeding up the transfer of rural land as part of efforts to improve efficiency and promote large-scale commercial farming, the government said on Thursday. FULL STORY »

Abandoned cattle near Fukushima have radioactive elements

Cattle found near the nuclear power plant struck by an earthquake and tsunami two years ago are found to be contaminated with radioactive elements. FULL STORY »

NCBA: Increased market access to Japan gives U.S. a boost

NCBA President J.D. Alexander discusses the recent announcement to further open Japan's market to U.S. beef, and what this means to cattlemen and women. FULL STORY »

China no longer to be self sufficient in food

China has decided to stop pursuing the goal of being self sufficient in food production, a Chinese government official announced this week, according to the South China Morning Post. The rapid urbanization of the country is spurring the need for more food. FULL STORY »

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Joel Haggard, USMEF’s senior VP for the Asia-Pacific region talks about the implications of expanded beef trade with Japan and the rest of the region. FULL STORY »

USMEF: Expanded beef access to Japan will have major impact

Effective Feb. 1, Japan will allow imports of beef from U.S. cattle less than 30 months of age, compared to the previous age limit of 20 months. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Economist Erin Borror says the impact of this policy change will add positive momentum for U.S. beef exports in 2013. FULL STORY »

Japan may relax U.S. beef import rules in February

Japan could allow U.S. beef imports from cattle up to 30 months old next month, easing a restriction in place since 2005 on what was once the biggest market for U.S. exports. FULL STORY »

Rabobank: China will continue to drive ag commodity demand

China's continued influence on agricultural commodity demand and global economic growth, along with increasing weather extremes, stand out as key issues for North American food, beverage and agribusiness in 2013, a recent poll of Rabobank clients shows. FULL STORY »

USMEF: Improving business climate for U.S. meat in Taiwan

Thad Lively, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for trade access, has just returned from meetings in Taiwan, where he found an improving business climate for U.S. meat exports. FULL STORY »

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