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Canada Captures Market Access for Pork to Argentina

Posted November 30, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Cheryl Day – National Hog Farmer)

Argentina is accepting pork exports from Canada once again, announces the Honorable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honorable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade.

“Our government is working hard to open markets and create new trade opportunities for Canadian businesses and workers. Canadian pork access to the Argentinian market is an important step in our valued and growing relationship and evidence that engagement produces results. I encourage our Canadian pork industry to take advantage of the opportunities this leading South American market offers,” states François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade

As the seventh top producing pork country, Canadian hog producers export 16% of the world’s pork, shipping 3.8 million pounds outside its borders in 2016. Click here to read more.

Related: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Press Release