09-28-17 USCA Urges Administration to Include Expedited Tariff Reductions in KORUS Negotiations

USCA Urges Administration to Include Expedited Tariff Reductions in KORUS Negotiations

(WASHINGTON) – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) sent a letter today to President Donald J. Trump, United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer and Members of Congress urging that priority be placed on expediting tariff reductions on beef products under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).

In the letter, USCA President Kenny Graner states: 

“U.S. beef trade with South Korea has been an area where there is both high demand in South Korea and strong export performance by U.S. cattle producers. Expedited tariff reductions for U.S. beef products is a common sense solution that would assist in improving the Administration’s goal to balance our U.S. trade deficit.”

Read the full letter HERE. 

Established in March 2007, USCA is committed to enhancing and expanding the cattle industry’s voice on Capitol Hill.  USCA has a full-time presence in Washington, giving cattle producers across the country a strong influence on policy development.  For more information go to www.uscattlemen.org.