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US to move forward with tariffs on Chinese exports

China promises to respond in kind, with US farmers taking a hit
The United States will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese exports, and China has promised immediate retaliation with tariffs on U.S. products, including soybeans, corn and wheat.
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Zoetis named a high quality workplace in China

Zoetis was recently recognized with a Best Practice Award as part of the Alpha i High Quality Workplace Index from China Business Network, a well-known Chinese news source. Acknowledged especially for our commitment to social responsibility by advancing animal health and public welfare, Zoetis was one of twelve employers awarded in the Best Practices category, aside other highly reputable global corporations.
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China imposes anti-dumping duty on Brazilian chicken

Importers must pay Chinese customs deposits of up to 38.4 percent for the alleged dumping; however, the ABPA protested the determination.
However, the ABPA protested the decision and will seek to reverse it because the organization believes there is no causal link between Brazilian chicken exports and possible situations in the Chinese market.
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Nutriad appoints country manager China

Nutriad announced the appointment of Liza Fan as Country Manager China. Multinational Nutriad has been active in China for many years under the brands FFI and NATS, and recently invested in a new state-of-the-art production facility in Nantong. The company offers a broad portfolio of additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture to Chinese producers, supported by scientific data and technical management.
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Special report

World Feed Panorama 2018: Volumes up despite challenges

Global compound feed production increased nearly 2 percent in 2017, overcoming disease outbreaks in the poultry and pig sectors.
In its 27th year, the World Feed Panorama survey tracks 2017 global compound feed production and compares these volumes against historical data to highlight industry trends.
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Retaliatory tariffs from US allies could target ag sector

In response to tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and EU, American farmers could take hit
The United States announced Thursday that it would impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, sparking threats of retaliatory tariffs on many American products, including agricultural commodities.
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