January 27, 2015

NCC urges passage of Trade Promotion Authority

Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation must receive prompt passage so that the position of U.S. international trade negotiators is strengthened as they continue to move forward with new agreements, the National Chicken Council (NCC) said today. “NCC supports the move toward improved free and fair international trade,” said NCC President Mike Brown, on the heels of the next round of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and congressional testimony this week delivered by Ambassador Michael Froman.  “With 20 percent of our production being exported to more than 100 countries, outside-the-border customers are becoming more and more important, especially for our dark meat parts.”  Read More

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