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Flake puts hold on USTR chief ag negotiator nominee over seasonal produce proposal

November 09, 2017 at 6:08 PM
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) has placed a hold on the nomination of Gregg Doud to be the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative's chief agriculture negotiator because of a proposal the U.S. has advanced in the NAFTA negotiations that would change U.S. trade remedy law to favor seasonal producers. The U.S. proposal would change U.S. trade remedy law to give standing to seasonal growers and allow them to bring antidumping and countervailing duty cases even if they do not represent...

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