Lawmakers Urge USTR To Fight Taiwan's Beef Ban

Law360, New York (January 21, 2010, 11:41 AM EST) -- Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee are urging the U.S. trade representative to pressure Taiwan to lift its ban on American beef imports, reinstated earlier in January in a reversal of a trade agreement the two countries reached in October.

Committee chairman Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y.; ranking member Rep. Dave Camp R-Mich.; trade subcommittee chairman Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich.; and trade subcommittee ranking member Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, sent U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk a letter Wednesday supporting his decision to...
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