US Dairy Groups Losing Patience With Canada, Japan In TPP

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 5:16 PM EST) -- Representatives of the U.S. dairy industry said on Thursday that they are growing impatient with the failure of Canadian and Japanese governments to fully open their markets to foreign dairy products within the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks and raised the specter of closing the talks without those countries.

After the close of a TPP ministers’ meeting in Singapore, the National Milk Producers Federation and the U.S. Dairy Export Council issued a joint statement calling for negotiators to ramp up the pressure on Japan and Canada to secure...
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