PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 23

REGULATORY
missed
OPPORTUNITIES
U
Trade policies around the globe offer chances
for additional exports of US pet food products.
By Gina Tumbarello | petfoodprocessing@sosland.com
US pet food manufacturers are known worldwide for
products
that are superior in quality, reliability and
nutrition. It is no wonder that exports of these products
grew 11% in 2021 compared to 2020, putting them
at over 17% of global exports, following the European
Union, as the second largest global supplier of pet food.
As the world's middle class expands and disposable
incomes increase, demand for pets and balanced
pet diets grow respectively, as evidenced by the 38%
growth in global pet food exports in the past decade.
But will US pet food exports be able to maintain their
competitiveness in the global marketplace and reach
new and developing markets? That depends on how
willing US leadership is to push forward and take advantage
of opportunities.
How is the Biden administration and its trade policy
responding to this challenge?
No Trade Promotion Authority
The Biden administration's approach to trade policy has
been nothing short of unconventional. In fact, President
Joe Biden currently has no trade negotiating power.
Without the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the administration
cannot expect support from Congress for
any negotiated trade deal.
In a nutshell, TPA allows Congress to set the trade negotiating
objectives by which the president can negotiate
trade agreements to ensure bipartisan and congressional
buy-in. Congress would be unable to offer amendments
to the negotiated deals and could only vote them up or
down, a sort of " fast-track " way of moving a trade deal
forward. As the demand for US pet food products increases,
the United States' ability to open new markets is
contingent on its ability to come to the negotiating table
knowing it can ratify a final agreement.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has
been calling on the administration to seek renewal of
TPA because, without it, the administration is limited to
new types of agreements with trading partners that fall
outside the scope of traditional trade agreements that
lack tariff reductions and market access, which are the
foundation of garnering new global customers and comwww.petfoodprocessing.net
| September 2022 | PET FOOD PROCESSING 23
Without renewal of
the Trade Promotion
Authority, the United
States is limited in its
ability to seek out,
negotiate and ratify
trade agreements.
©motortion - stock.adobe.com
http://www.petfoodprocessing.net

PET Food Processing - September 2022

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PET Food Processing - September 2022

PET Food Processing - September 2022 - Intro
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - FALSE COVERa
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - FALSE COVERb
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 1
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 2
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 3
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 4
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 5
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 6
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 7
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 8
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 9
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 10
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 11
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 12
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 13
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 14
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 15
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 16
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 17
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 18
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 19
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 20
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 21
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 22
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 23
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 24
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 25
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 26
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 27
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 28
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 29
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 30
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 31
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 32
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 33
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 34
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 35
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 36
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 37
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 38
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 39
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 40
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 41
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 42
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 43
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 44
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 45
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 46
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 47
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 48
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 49
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 50
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 51
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 52
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 53
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 54
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 55
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 56
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 57
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 58
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 59
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 60
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 61
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 62
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 63
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 64
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 65
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 66
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 67
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 68
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 69
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 70
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 71
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 72
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 73
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 74
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 75
PET Food Processing - September 2022 - 76
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-september-2022
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/-pet-food-processing-june-2022
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-march-2022
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-december-2021
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-october-2021
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-september-2021
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-june-2021
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/pet-food-processing-march-2021
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2020_12_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2020_10_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2020_09_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2020_06_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2020_03_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2019_12_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2019_10_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2019_09_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2019_06_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2019_03_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2018_12_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2018_09_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2018_06_01
https://digital.petfoodprocessing.net/sosland/pfp/2018_03_01
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com