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A US-China trade war could be costly for the meat industry during a period of global expansion

Q&A

US-China trade war would ‘hurt’ the meat industry

By Oscar Rousseau

After the Trump administration slapped tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels, GlobalMeatNews spoke to Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios to assess the effects of a US-China trade war on the meat sector.

Total domestic US meat and poultry production could hit the highest level this millennium

US meat production to boom

By Oscar Rousseau

US meat production will reach its highest point this millennium in 2018, despite threats from alt-protein and lab grown burgers.

USMEF 'very concerned' about widening gap in duty rates between US and Australian beef

US beef exports enjoy September success

By Helen Gilbert

US beef exports “jumped substantially” in value in September despite hurricanes impacting Caribbean demand, latest figures compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have revealed.

No US pork deal with Thailand

No US pork deal with Thailand

By Oscar Rousseau

Thailand and the US did not strike a deal to drop what one industry insider called a “de facto ban” on American pork imports when the two countries met in Washington recently.

JBS has reported an 80% year-on-year drop in net income

JBS net income drops in second quarter

By Aidan Fortune

JBS suffered a mammoth 80% year-on-year drop in income for the second quarter of the year, due to growing net financial expenses. 

Dow and DuPont will spin-off the merged group into three 'innovation-based' companies

Dow-DuPont merger wins US antitrust approval

By Oscar Rousseau

Dow and DuPont have won approval from the competition authority in the US to complete a $130bn merger upon condition that they divest a string of assets, including chemical products used for food packaging. 

Crowd Cow has already generated more than $1m in sales

PETA aims to intercept Joe Montana meat investment

By Aidan Fortune

Following the announcement that US National Football League (NFL) legend Joe Montana has invested in crowdfunding meat supplier Crowd Cow, animal rights group PETA has urged the ex-football player to reconsider.

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping spoke about beef trade, among other issues, at the meeting

US and China to ‘flesh out’ beef deal

By Oscar Rousseau

White House representative Sean Spicer has confirmed Chinese president Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump did discuss expanding beef exports, amid rumours China has relaxed restrictions on US beef.

A ham-ple supply: US hams are driving US pork exports in Mexico

US pork exports set volume record

By Oscar Rousseau

The US pork trade wrapped up an excellent year on the global market with “very strong results” according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).