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Grassley: Ongoing ag issues with Mexico ‘definitely’ worth USMCA disputes

June 9, 2020 at 6:36 PM
Lingering agricultural concerns between the U.S. and Mexico -- blocking glyphosate and suspending agricultural biotechnology permits, for example -- are “definitely” worth state-to-state dispute actions under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement once it goes into effect on July 1, Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday. Mexico in recent months has blocked imports of glyphosate -- an herbicide used by some U.S. producers -- and suspended import permits for agriculture biotechnology products. Asked whether the issues are important enough to...

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