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Nearly 60 lawmakers call on Commerce to terminate tomato deal with Mexico

September 26, 2023 at 4:43 PM
Nearly 60 lawmakers are calling on the Commerce Department to terminate a deal with Mexican tomato producers to suspend U.S. antidumping duties, which they say is causing the “destruction” of the domestic industry. The deal, renegotiated in 2019, suspended antidumping duties on Mexican fresh tomato imports, which the U.S. International Trade Commission found “threatened” the domestic industry with “material injury.” Earlier this year the Florida Tomato Exchange, which represents Florida tomato growers, asked Commerce to nix the agreement , a...


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