China agrees to open market to U.S. beef
May 19, 2017
U.S. SENATE — Last Friday, U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced that an agreement has been reached to open Chinese markets to U.S. beef no later than July 16, 2017. A formalized agreement is expected to be reached in the coming weeks.
“Opening Chinese markets to U.S. beef is a win for Montana’s producers,” Daines stated. “With over 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside of the U.S., access to foreign markets is critical to growing good-paying jobs and maintaining Montana’s strong economy. In a state where there are nearly three times as many cattle as people, open...