Trade is an important piece of the puzzle for the U.S. pork industry. National Pork Producers Council Global Government Affairs Vice President and Counsel Nick Giordano says President Trump and his trade team understand the opportunity presenting itself in the U.S. and China trade talks. “We applaud the Trump administration for getting the Chinese to agree on a small package. We want that to happen and we want the tariffs zeroed out for a five year period. That would give farmers certainty.” Giordano says it could be challenging to get this accomplished. “These are larger than life issues the U.S. and China are talking about. It’s serious business.”
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