Secretary of Agriculture Dr. Sonny Perdue Visited Japan and South Korea


In a mid-May promotional trip to Japan and South Korea, Secretary of Agriculture, Dr. Sonny Perdue met with his counterparts to discuss exports of U.S. farm products. The meetings followed discussions on trade issues and will continue with preparations for the proposed meeting between Prime Minister Abe of Japan and the President.

The United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement was reviewed. A specific topic included the application of science-based decision-making criteria in establishing policy following outbreaks of catastrophic diseases.

The USAPEEC arranged receptions for Dr. Perdue in both nations.