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U.S. tops in poultry exports once again, surpasses Brazil for first six months of 2018

The U.S. is No. 1 again. U.S. poultry exports in tonnage for the first six months of 2018 surpassed those of Brazil for the first time since 2014, according to new USAPEEC research.

The change at the top is a result of continued increases in U.S. poultry exports, coupled with a significant decrease in exports by Brazil in the first half.

The gap between the two countries is expected to grow through the first seven months of this year, too, as it is anticipated that trade data will show the U.S. exported more poultry than Brazil in July.

See more in the Aug. 20 edition of MondayLine.

Revised NAFTA deal between U.S., Mexico appears near, issues with Canada remain

High-level negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico continued this week as the countries worked toward a revised NAFTA deal, and indications were that an agreement between the two may be near. But just how close they are, and when Canada would come to the table remained uncertain.

“It’s continuing to look like the U.S. is close to finalizing a revised NAFTA agreement with Mexico, although a few difficult issues remain,” said USAPEEC President Jim Sumner. But, he added, “Many issues still need to be resolved with Canada.”

See more in the Aug. 20 edition of MondayLine.

Government, industry officials meet to discuss animal health issues

Mexican, Canadian, and U.S. animal health officials were in Athens, Ga., last week for the annual North American Animal Health Committee.

Representatives discussed various animal health and disease issues with a special emphasis on avian influenza. AI findings, surveillance, eradication, and trade policies were among the topics. USAPEEC hosted a dinner during the event for the full delegation.

See more information in the Aug. 20 edition of MondayLine.

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