World Trade: WORLD TRADE Feeding Western Europe

Off the Panamanian freighter El Corral and onto Pier 27 in Belgium's port of Antwerp last week tramped 867 head of Texas cattle−on a one-way trip. They were the forerunners of a U.S. attempt to successfully export U.S. beef on the hoof to Europe, which has long had a prejudice against more easily transported frozen beef. The cattle were not the only American arrivals in European ports. U.S. farm exports are pouring into the Common Market at so fast a pace that they have become a major point of discord at Kennedy Round meetings...

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