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Lawmakers’ Section 301 petition draws a warning from Mexico to Tai

October 5, 2022 at 6:12 PM
Mexican Economy Minister Tatiana Clouthier late last month sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging her to reject a call from Florida lawmakers to launch a Section 301 investigation into produce imported from Mexico, warning against employing measures she described as “outside” the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. According to a source familiar with the Sept. 29 letter, Clouthier expressed “serious concern” about the petition, filed earlier that month by a group led by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep...

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