Taiwan urged to lift ban on U.S. pork, maintains stance

The government will continue in its efforts to move toward constructing a win-win situation for both nations, said Huang.

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/04/02
By: Wendy Lee , Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Food safety and the rights of local farmers are important

(By Central News Agency)

considerations for determining whether to participate in international trade deals, Taiwan’s government stated Saturday in response to a U.S. report urging the country to fully open its market to U.S. beef and pork.

In the report by U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released yesterday, the United States said it will continue to urge Taiwan to remove its ban on U.S. pork and beef products .

The 500-page report, which devoted eight pages to Taiwan, stated the nation’s agricultural policies as serious concerns, while noting the U.S. sees it as a key priority to keep pushing Taiwan to open its market fully to its beef and pork imports.

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