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Canadian Levy Scheme Extended

03 April 2013

CANADA – The National beef levy in Canada has been extended until 30 June 2015.

Expected to be worth more than C$600,000, the non-refundable national levy has been authorised to continue providing industry stability through funding national marketing, promotion and research activities.

Focused at Canada Beef Inc. and the Beef Cattle Research Council, the long-term development projects look to increase industry competitiveness.

Alberta Beef Producers has welcomed the announcement saying it is ‘very good news for the cattle and beef industry in Canada’.

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