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Inside U.S. Trade - 03/20/2020

Mexico mulls response to potential U.S. seasonal produce restrictions

March 17, 2020 at 3:30 PM
As the Trump administration works to appease seasonal growers, Mexico is mulling how it might retaliate if trade restrictions are imposed on its agricultural exports, government and private-sector officials tell Inside U.S. Trade . U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in January sent a letter to lawmakers in Florida and Georgia, hotbeds of seasonal agriculture, committing to release a plan to implement remedies for seasonal produce concerns within 60 days of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s entry into force. The plan would address...

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