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Grassley: Japan deal would give growers 90 percent of TPP access

August 27, 2019 at 8:30 AM
DES MOINES, IA -- A burgeoning deal with Japan would account for 90 percent of what U.S. agriculture producers lost when the U.S. pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Monday. Grassley said he was encouraged by “yesterday’s announcement in France by our president and [Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo] Abe that they’ve got an agreement -- working out some details yet, but it ought to be signed the last week of September...

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