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Import Penetration Is Key Yardstick In TPP Dairy Market Access Talks

September 28, 2015 at 10:38 AM
ATLANTA -- In the midst of a complex dance on dairy market access between the United States, Canada, Japan and New Zealand in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a key metric that some dairy exporters are using to evaluate the quality of offers on the table is the proportion of imports to total consumption, according to informed sources. This is the same yardstick that was used in the Uruguay Round trade talks, in which the minimum market access to be provided...

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