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US Hong Kong Market to Expand
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:13 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. cattle producers will see access to the Hong Kong market restored to pre-2003 levels, USDA stated in a news release Tuesday. The announcement comes more than a decade after Hong Kong banned U.S. beef imports following the December 2003 discovery of one of only four cases ever of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, in the United States.

U.S. beef sales to Hong Kong reached an all-time high of $823 million in 2013. In the first four months of 2014, Hong Kong has imported more than $307 million of U.S. beef, according to NCBA. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer ...

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