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dresses non-science-based restrictions, including on the
use of biotechnology and technical barriers (e.g., regulations,
standards, testing and certification procedures)
that can create unnecessary obstacles to trade.
The Trump administration initiated talks with the
country, including calling attention to the fact that agriculture
should be part of whatever was negotiated,
but those discussions stalled after the current administration
came into office and TPA expired. Now, the
United Kingdom is seeking trade agreements directly
" In 2021, US pet food
manufacturers
exported $2 billion in
pet food products. "
Gina Tumbarello, American Feed Industry Association
with individual US states, having already inked two
with Indiana and North Carolina. While these state
agreements cannot and do not include tariff reductions,
they demonstrate the United Kingdom's keen
interest in broadening its trade relationship with the
United States and the lengths it is willing to go.
However, the United Kingdom's import tariffs on US
pet food, which range from £85 per metric ton (roughly
$102) to £93 per metric ton (roughly $112), or approximately
8%, disadvantage our industry exporters from
competing with others looking to access this market.
We need the administration to recognize that the United
Kingdom, which shares many of the United States' current
thinking on science and technology, is a great way
to counter the EU's stronghold on the region.
Western Hemisphere: A chance to
modernize
Another initiative, the Americas Partnership for
Economic Prosperity, an agreement meant to spur recovery
and growth in the Western Hemisphere, leaves
agriculture out altogether along with market access.
The White House has outlined its goals for this initiative,
including to create resilient supply chains, reinvigorate
regional economic institutions, and ensure
sustainable and inclusive trade. Critics argue that it lacks
ambition and that if the United States is serious about
North American supply chains, it must consider creative
solutions, such as allowing countries that already have
trade agreements with the United States to join the USMexico-Canada
Agreement (USMCA), which, for all intents
and purposes, would modernize agreements where
market access already exists, but where stronger sanitary
and phytosanitary commitments could be established.
Unfortunately, at this point, the partnership seems
like an ambiguous regional agreement that will have no
effect on enhancing agricultural market access, including
for US pet food.
Bringing ag back to the negotiating table
One sign of hope is the recent presidential nomination
of veteran agricultural and trade policy expert, Doug
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A growing pet
population and
paradigm shift
toward companion
animal welfare
in Thailand and
Vietnam opens the
door for US pet food
exporters to stake
their claim in an
emerging, lucrative
foreign market.
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