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Washington Insider
Wed Jul 31, 2013 03:38 PM CDT

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CANADA TO BEGIN COLLECTING LEVY ON IMPORTED CATTLE, BEEF

The Farm Products Council of Canada has amended one of the country's market development orders to include an import levy on beef cattle, beef and beef products. The import levy will treat importers in the same way as Canadian cattle and beef purchasers, all paying the equivalent of C$1 per head of cattle.

The money is intended to provide new investments in research and market development for Canada's beef industry. Canada Beef ...

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