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Meat Institute to President Trump: US/China Phase One Agreement Vital to US Agriculture; China Must Meet Phase One Obligations

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today joined a broad coalition of agribusinesses and agriculture organizations calling on President Trump to ensure continued implementation of the U.S. China Phase One Trade Agreement due to the significance of China’s market for U.S. food and agricultural exports, particularly U.S. meat and poultry products, which now enjoy expanded market access under the Agreement. The organizations emphasize the Agreement’s benefits for the U.S. rural economy, and underscore its importance to the overall growth and vitality of the U.S. agriculture sector.
 
The letter, sent June 16, 2020, was signed by 192 groups representing all parts of the food value chain and rural economies. 
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