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NFTC Statement on Taiwan's Move to Lift Restrictions on Pork and Beef

Washington D.C.— National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) President Rufus Yerxa released the following statement in response to Taiwan's announcement that it would lift import restrictions on U.S. pork and beef:

"NFTC applauds Taiwan's announcement that it will ease restrictions on U.S. beef and pork imports. Removing these longstanding irritants is a welcome step forward with an important trading partner. We hope this announcement leads to the strengthening of commercial relations between the United States and Taiwan."


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Serving America's Global Businesses Since 1914- The National Foreign Trade Council ( is a leading business organization advocating an open, rules- based global trading system. Founded in 1914 by a broad-based group of American companies, the NFTC now serves its member companies through its office in Washington D.C.