Farm Credit Canada says trade tensions between the U.S.. and China are going to be a net negative for Canadian farmers in 2018.
The Canadian Global Affairs Institute says the global response to U.S. tariffs on imported aluminum and steel is more likely to be effective that if Canada was to respond on its own.
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says factors that that lower the value of hogs in the United States harming U.S. pork producers are also hurt Canadian pork producers.
The National Pork Producers Council is hoping for a quick resolution to the U.S. dispute over imported aluminum and steel.
The General Manager of Manitoba Pork says ensuring an open flow of North American pork products into the international market helps secure better prices for pork producers in both Canada and the United States.
The Chair of the Canadian Pork Council says the confidence Japanese customers have in the quality of Canadian pork combined with greater freedom to move product into that country creates new opportunities for growth in that market.
Farm Credit Canada says Canada’s reputation as a reliable supplier of safe high quality food along with new trade agreements are creating new opportunities for Canadian agriculture.
An Executive Member of Manitoba Pork’s Board of Directors says it took a visit to Japan to understand how much his customers appreciate the product he produces.
The Canadian Meat Council is confident the federal government’s stepped up commitment to food safety will help strengthen the Canadian red meat sector’s competitiveness in export markets.