Effective January 1, 2021, Malaysia has revised its labeling requirements for chilled and frozen beef.
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Japan: USJTA Treatment for Beef and Beef Products

This report is one in a series of product briefs highlighting the tariff benefits for specific commodities and products from Year 3 (2021) to Year 5 (2023) of the agreement.
Taiwan reported cases of Lumpy Skin Disease in cattle on the main island of Taiwan in April 2021 and Taiwan's Council of Agriculture began a vaccination program in response.
On May 19, 2020, the Philippines formally granted market access to U.S. bovine embryos, leveling the playing field for U.S. exporters vis-à-vis the competition in Australia and Canada.
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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
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Vietnam: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides an overview of the health and quarantine certificates needed for exporting food and agricultural products to Vietnam.
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South Korea: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides minimal updates compared to the previous year’s report.
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Japan: Exporter Guide

Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
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Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
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Japan: USJTA Treatment for Beef and Beef Products

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
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Japan: Japan to Eliminate WTO Beef and Pork Safeguards

Effective April 1, 2020, Japan will no longer apply the beef special safeguard and pork safeguard to imported products from member countries of the World Trade Organization.