Taiwan Eases US Beef and Pork Ban, Eyes Trade Deal

Taiwan will ease restrictions on US beef and pork imports, President Tsai Ing-wen announced Friday, in an effort to help pave the way for a bilateral trade pact.

The ban on certain American beef and pork imports has been one of the main obstacles to a trade deal between the two allies.

“This (decision) is based on our country’s economic interests and the overall strategic development goals,” Tsai said at a press conference.

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