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NCBA Official Says Vice President’s Asia Trip Important For Trade

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman are off to Japan, China and South Korea this week. Both say the Trans Pacific Partnership is high on their agenda when they visit Japan. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President of Government Affairs Colin Woodall says having the two officials make the trip is a good sign for getting the TPP fInalized and other trade issues resolved.

Woodall says U.S. beef has been shut out of the Chinese market for ten years since the first case of BSE was discovered in the United States in 2003. He says the visit to South Korea is also important to make sure our FTA with them is working properly.

Woodall is hoping that the Vice President and USTR will be able to get everything right the first time with Japan on the TPP so it won’t be necessary to go back later and try and fix the agreement.

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