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Mexican ambassador warns U.S. on tariffs as ag groups fret about retaliation

March 06, 2018 at 8:07 AM
Mexico’s U.S. ambassador, Geronimo Gutierrez, warned on Monday that the tariffs on steel and aluminum the Trump administration is planning could constrain the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. “Those kinds of things do limit, in my view, our ability to compromise in the search for a new NAFTA 2.0,” he said at a conference on agricultural trade hosted by the governor of Virginia, in Richmond. He said Mexico and Canada should be excluded from the tariffs, which Trump has...

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