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Lawmakers expect ITC report on USMCA will predict only minor economic growth

April 11, 2019 at 6:49 PM
Lawmakers this week said they were not expecting a U.S. International Trade Commission report on the economic impact of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to project significant economic growth from the deal, but Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) suggested the commission might not assess novel provisions he believes will spur the economy. The ITC's USMCA report was set to be released on March 15, as required by Trade Promotion Authority law, but its completion was delayed due to the...

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