Japan

Spanish niche export products win in Japan

Spanish niche export products win in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Spanish pork producers are preparing to increase their exports to Japan as their high-quality products find niche orders amidst growing demand among Japanese consumers for unique meats.

UK meat producers are aiming to take advantage of the re-opening of the Japanese market

British meat exporters eye Japanese market

By Kathryn Wortley

Last week, British beef and lamb producers were eyeing the Japanese market following the lifting of a 23-year import ban in January 2019, and with a presence at Japan’s Foodex, Asia’s largest food and drink exhibition.

The USMEF has called for a trade agreement with Japan

USMEF urges trade agreement with Japan

By Aidan Fortune

A US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) economist has called for an improved trade agreement with Japan to help battle competition from other countries.

The agreement will open further opportunities for Spanish pork in Japan

Interporc prioritises Japanese market following pork tariff cuts

By Ashley Williams

Spanish meat organisation Interporc is set to make Japan its “priority destination” for Spanish pork trade, following a trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan being finalised at the beginning of the month.

EU and Japan trade deal praised

EU-Japan trade deal welcomed

By Aidan Fortune

The meat industry is expected to benefit from the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

US meat industry issues Japanese trade wishes

US meat body outlines Japanese trade priorities

By Aidan Fortune

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has outlined key meat and poultry industry negotiating objectives and priorities for a bilateral US-Japan Trade Agreement in comments submitted to the Office of the US Trade Representative.

US lamb exporters aim to compete with Australia and New Zealand in the Japanese market

US lamb exporters prepare to seize sales in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley

Meat industry professionals in the US are gearing up to re-enter Japan’s lucrative lamb market, following the Japanese government in July (2018) lifting a ban to import American lamb into Japan.

US trade progress in Asia

US makes trade progress in Asia

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat industry is celebrating this week following two major announcements on trade in Asia.