Canada

Canada has become the latest country to impose retaliatory tariffs on US meat

Canada hikes up US beef export tariffs

By Ashley Williams

The US is facing further retaliations from the global meat industry after the Canadian government slapped tariffs on $170m worth of US beef products.

The investment will improve animal health and welfare standards for swines

Canada invests $12.7m in swine sector innovation

By Ashley Williams

Canada’s Ministry of Agriculture has invested CA$12.7m to Swine Innovation Porc to facilitate research into the swine sector under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program.

Canada has initiated talks with China

Canada heads to China to expand pork and beef exports

By Ashley Williams

Canada is aiming to boost its position in the global meat market by initiating discussions with China in order to strengthen trading relationships and to pursue other opportunities across the agricultural sector.

The US meat industry is expressing concern over escalating trade battles

US China trade battle

US beef sector unsettled by threat of Chinese duties

By Ed Zwirn, in New York

US beef industry representatives are voicing consternation over the Chinese Government’s announcement that the country is preparing retaliatory sanctions against beef exports as part of its escalating trade war with the USA.