The U.S. and Tunisia have concluded export certificates to allow the North African country to start importing U.S. beef, poultry and egg products.
“I’m convinced that when the Tunisians get a taste of U.S. beef, poultry and eggs, they’re going to want more,” said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue (pictured above) in a statement. “These products coming into Tunisia are safe, wholesome and very delicious.”
In 2018, U.S. exports of agricultural products to Tunisia exceeded $264 million. More than 90 percent of those exports were corn, soybeans or corn and soy products.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects that with the new export certificates in place, Tunisia will grow its U.S. agricultural product imports annually with $5 million to $10 million of American beef, poultry and egg products.
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