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NAFTA Changes U.S., Canada Leaders Say Could Help Beef Trade

August 25, 2017

Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, vice president, government affairs: “But for us, we want to make sure the basic provisions that allow the full, unfettered access stay in place. That’s what we are pushing for.”

Moving forward, leaders are confident beef and cattle trade will remain in a good position.

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JBS misses estimates as financial expenses soar

U.S., Canadian beef operations post improved revenue

Weakness in Brazil was partly compensated by the good results of the U.S., Canadian and Australian beef divisions, as well as the chicken meat business in the U.S., the company said.

The results underscore the company’s difficulties operating in Brazil, whose economy grew just 1 percent in the first quarter from the preceding one, marking an exit from its longest recession on record.

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What Canada should fight for at NAFTA talks

July 25, 2017

When all is said and done, there is plenty of scope, based on NAFTA partners’ explicit or implicit objectives, to modernize the agreement (with some help from provisions from the U.S.-rejected Trans-Pacific-Partnership that all three NAFTA partners helped negotiate). However, as was the case 30 years ago, the deal breaker could well be ensuring fair and impartial resolution of trade remedy disputes. Let’s hope the moose knows how to play hardball.

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