Taiwan announced on Friday, March 21 , 1997, an indefinite ban on pork exports after an outbreak of foot and mouth disease. It is neither·clear at.this time how Jon!! the ban will ~ last nor the ful l impacts of this event. Although a terrible blow to Taiwanese producers. Iowa's primary agriculture will likely encounter increased demand, as the u:s. pork industry is well positioned to increase world market share. Iowa State University's FAPRI staff is engaged in analysis of this event.
Fabiosa, Jacinto F. and Fuller, Frank H.
"Implications for U.S. Pork Trade FoUowing Taiwan's Export Ban,"
Iowa Ag Review: Vol. 3
, Article 9.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowaagreview/vol3/iss1/9