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Exclusive: Poultry push: U.S. seeks end to China import ban - sources

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

By Dominique PattonBEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is pushing China to drop a ban on U.S. poultry imports as part of trade talks, according to three sources briefed on the matter, eyeing a potential $600 million market for chicken feet and other parts.Along with better access for genetically modified crops, the issue will be a top priority as U.S. Under Secretary of Agriculture Ted McKinney heads to Beijing this week as part of a U.S. trade delegation, the sources said.China already imports about $1 billion of poultry a year from other countries and accounts for most of the world trade ...

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First Published: Tue, May 29 2018. 13:06 IST